Primary PhysicianCare and Access MediQuip have partnered together to lower health care costs and improve quality in the surgical implant sector, which is a great foundation from which to build a strong, productive and positive relationship together.
Lake Mary, FL (PRWEB) September 29, 2011
Access MediQuip, the nation's first and largest provider of comprehensive surgical implant management solutions, recently announced an agreement with Primary PhysicianCare, Inc., a medical management company headquartered in Charlotte, NC, to provide surgical implant management services to their members.
“At Primary PhysicianCare, we are very pleased to enter into this agreement with Access MediQuip so that our providers, clients, and members can benefit from their surgical implant expertise,” said John Pendergast, Director of Network Management for Primary PhysicianCare. “Implant utilization and charge analysis at surgical facilities is always a primary focus. Access MediQuip’s unique approach and expertise in the complexities of implant surgeries will help control costs and improve quality for all those we serve.”
PhysicianCare’s PPO network includes more than 16,000 physicians, facilities and hospitals throughout the Carolinas. Under this agreement, Access MediQuip will provide a comprehensive suite of surgical implant services including: devices acquisition; implant referral intake and coordination; device logistics and coordination; implant verification; and prior authorization communication and coordination.
“Primary PhysicianCare and Access MediQuip have partnered together to lower health care costs and improve quality in the surgical implant sector, which is a great foundation from which to build a strong, productive and positive relationship together,” said Jon Buffa, Executive Vice President of Client Services and Network. “We bring powerful data and analytics, proven cost management services, and quality and safety programs to bear on the rapidly growing implant surgical sector, and will yield considerable benefits to Primary PhysicianCare.”
About Access MediQuip
Access MediQuip is the largest and most experienced provider of surgical implant management solutions. With more than a decade of experience, Access MediQuip provides payers a comprehensive solution to manage and control the high costs of implants, along with improving quality and safety to facilities, surgeons and ultimately patients. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Lake Mary, FL. For more information, please visit http://www.accessmediquip.com.
About Primary PhysicianCare, Inc.
Primary PhysicianCare, Inc. is a privately-held medical management company headquartered in Charlotte, NC. The company strives through innovation to inform patients, improve outcomes and help companies save on the bottom line. Whether choosing a single service, product, or the fully-integrated system, Primary PhysicianCare’s dedicated staff provides support that leads to informed choices for healthier living and better financial outcomes. Learn more at http://www.primarypc.com.