CredentialedCARE Corporation Signs Strategic Alliance with Verisys Corporation

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Long-term home care patients benefit significantly

CredentialedCARE Corporation, a leading supplier of verification and credentialing services to the long-term care industry, has officially joined forces with the Verisys Corporation in order to implement advanced XML data processing and integration testing.

Together, the two companies will efficiently and comprehensively deliver critical credentials verification content to the health care consumer for all categories of long-term care providers, including non-medical and medical home care. Additionally, CredentialedCARE and Verisys will collaborate in the planning, managing and organizing of mutually beneficial strategic growth initiatives to benefit both companies.

By working in conjunction, CredentialedCARE and Verisys will efficiently solve many of the concerns faced by the long-term care industry and the consumers it serves. Verisys is the creator of the FACIS® (Fraud and Abuse Control Information System) database. Since 1992, FACIS® is the most comprehensive and widely used sanctions database in the United States. When launched this summer, CredentialedCARE, Inc., working closely with Verisys, will help home care patients feel confident with their health care provider selections by providing detailed information about those whom patients, or their families, place their trust. Health care providers will also see marketing and cost savings benefits from CredentialedCARE's proprietary verification, pre-screening and credentialing services. Initial plans call for product rollouts in the private duty home care and medical home health care segments.

Jerry Flanagan, CEO of CredentialedCARE explained, "CredentialedCARE was founded to improve accountability and transparency in long-term care as well as the performance and success of the workers and companies providing these vital services. By combining resources with Verisys, patients and care providers will experience increased confidence, efficiency and overall satisfaction."

When launched in summer of 2010, CredentialedCARE services will offer numerous benefits, for both the long-term care provider and their patients, including:

  •     Verification of identity
  •     Criminal background screening
  •     Abuse registry checks
  •     Sex offender checks
  •     Credentials verification for license, education and training
  •     Screening and monitoring for sanctions, exclusions, debarments and disciplinary actions at federal and state levels

About CredentialedCARE, Inc: CredentialedCARE is dedicated to helping consumers make informed choices about care providers. They also supply tools for providers to make their information accessible to clients. CredentialedCARE promotes open and uniform standards in the long-term care industry to benefit providers and consumers. The company was created to help providers streamline personnel management and marketing efforts and to help consumers identify providers who have proven records of delivering high-quality care.

About Verisys Corporation:
Verisys Corp delivers critical information accurately to ensure regulatory compliance, minimize legal and reputational risk, prevent health care waste, abuse and fraud and improve the quality of health care delivery in the United States. It is the leading source of aggregated health care provider data in the market today. Verisys is an NCQA certified and URAC accredited credentials verification organization.

This press release was distributed through PR Web by Human Resources Marketer (SeniorCare Marketer: http://www.seniorcaremarketer.com) on behalf of the company listed above.

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