AMM Provides Comprehensive Care Management Services to Freelancers Insurance Company

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The new partnership between Alicare Medical Management and Freelancers Insurance Company (FIC) allows FIC to explore new ways to innovate health care delivery for the ever-growing sector of independent workers in the United States.

The relationship between AMM and FIC provides the opportunity to collaborate on the development of cutting-edge approaches to managing health care costs while protecting individuals’ access to care.

Alicare Medical Management (AMM), one of the nation’s leading care management solution providers and a member of the Amalgamated Family of Companies, began providing comprehensive care management services for Freelancers Insurance Company (FIC) effective January 1, 2012. FIC is a social-purpose insurer wholly owned by the nonprofit Freelancers Union. FIC aims to offer affordable, quality, and portable health insurance to Freelancers Union members and their families.

“The relationship we are building between Alicare Medical Management and Freelancers Insurance Company provides the opportunity to collaborate on the development of cutting-edge approaches to managing health care costs while protecting individuals’ access to care,” says Claire Levitt, president of AMM.

“Our programs engage patients throughout the health care continuum with a holistic approach to getting them well and keeping them well,” Levitt continues. “This allows us to support the most medically challenging patients through intensive care management strategies, while promoting longer term interventions such as wellness and preventive health strategies. By incorporating innovative new solutions like complex conditions management and readmission management alongside traditional care management utilization strategies, we can help individuals find the best approach for their health care needs.”

Sara Horowitz, CEO of FIC, says, “We are committed to providing the best possible services for the 23,000 independent workers and their families that we cover. Alicare Medical Management’s commitment to promoting cost effectiveness, patient satisfaction and optimal medical outcomes complements our values. Our partnership will help us explore new ways to innovate health care delivery for the ever-growing sector of independent workers in the United States.”

For more information about Alicare Medical Management’s services, visit http://www.alicaremed.com.

About Alicare Medical Management (http://www.alicaremed.com)
Alicare Medical Management (AMM), a member of the Amalgamated Family of Companies, is a national leader in developing care management solutions that promote cost savings and patient satisfaction. AMM’s call center is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide maximum access and assure optimum program effectiveness. The company’s services include: 24-hour Nurse HelpLine, Utilization Management, Maternity Management, Case Management, Disease Management, Health Coaching and Wellness, Independent Physician Review, Medical Claims Review and Hospital Bill Auditing. AMM holds four URAC accreditations for Utilization Management, Case Management, Health Call Center and Independent Review.

About Freelancers Union (http://www.FreelancersUnion.org)
Freelancers Union is a 171,000-member national nonprofit organization that promotes the interests of independent workers through advocacy, education, and services. The new union brings independent workers together so they can build meaningful, connected, and independent lives. Freelancers Union wholly owns Freelancers Insurance Company (FIC), which aims to provide affordable, quality, and portable coverage to New York freelancers. FIC currently covers more than 23,000 Freelancers Union members and their families.

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