Qualis Health Announces Contract with District of Columbia, Department of Health Care Finance

Qualis Health signs multi-year contract to provide utilization reviews and quality improvement activities to Medicaid participants.

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Qualis Health President & CEO Jonathan Sugarman, MD, MPH

Qualis Health President & CEO Jonathan Sugarman, MD, MPH

We look forward to assisting the District of Columbia to accomplish their strategic goals of improving health outcomes and strengthening program integrity.

Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014

Qualis Health has signed a multi-year contract to provide utilization reviews and quality improvement activities for approximately 67,000 of the District’s Fee-for-Service Medicaid Program participants. The District’s Department of Health Care Finance provides healthcare for more than 200,000 eligible elderly and disabled individuals and eligible low-income pregnant women, children and parents.

"We look forward to working with Qualis Health, who will provide utilization and quality management services for our Medicaid Fee-for-Service beneficiaries,” said Wayne Turnage, Director of the District of Columbia Department of Health Care Finance. "This partnership supports the Department's mission to improve health outcomes by ensuring access to comprehensive, cost-effective and quality health care services to District residents."

"Qualis Health strives to contribute to improving value in the healthcare system by ensuring the delivery of high quality clinical services at a reasonable cost," said Jonathan Sugarman, MD, MPH, President and CEO of Qualis Health. "We look forward to assisting the District of Columbia to accomplish their strategic goals of improving health outcomes and strengthening program integrity."

Qualis Health also currently provides utilization management and quality review services for the Alabama, Alaska, Idaho, Nebraska and Washington State Medicaid agencies.

About Qualis Health
Qualis Health is a national leader in improving care delivery and patient outcomes, working with clients throughout the public and private sector to advance the quality, efficiency and value of healthcare for millions of Americans every day. We deliver solutions to ensure that our partners transform the care they provide, with a focus on process improvement, care management and effective use of health information technology. For more information, visit http://www.qualishealth.org.

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