WAYNE, PA (PRWEB) May 13, 2013
GENEX Services, Inc. (“GENEX”), the leading provider of case management services to the workers’ compensation, disability, and auto markets has announced the recipients of its second annual Case Manager Scholarship Award Program. The program will provide $100,000 in scholarship awards to schools nominated by GENEX employees that graduated from those institutions. The scholarships are intended to recognize the GENEX graduates from these schools, strengthen the awareness of the case management profession, and invest in a new generation of future graduates to fill a growing industry need.
The schools receiving scholarship awards this year are: Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA; Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV; University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL; University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and Western Washington University, Everett, WA.
Each school will receive $20,000 to be used in support of the educational endeavors of their student population through scholarships.
“It is well known that the demand for nurses has exceeded the available supply of both experienced and new graduates from nursing programs,” said Peter Madeja, CEO of GENEX. “As the industry leader and employing 1,500 case managers, we are proud that we will create the potential for new students to enter schools and help address these trends in the future.”
GENEX’s case managers work with treating physicians to coordinate appropriate quality care, ensure patient satisfaction, improve medical outcomes, facilitate a patient's timely return to work, and decrease overall health care expenses.
GENEX (http://www.genexservices.com) provides insurers, employers, and Third Party Administrators with a broad array of managed care solutions and information management capabilities through its more than 2,700 employees and more than 60 service locations throughout North America. The company has a demonstrated ability to help clients manage and control the medical, wage loss, and productivity costs associated with claims in the workers’ compensation, disability, automobile, and health care systems. GENEX services include utilization management, case management, medical bill review, preferred provider organizations, specialty networks, Social Security representation, information management, Medicare Set-Aside, and related capabilities.