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PRIME HEALTH SERVICES’ TELEMEDICINE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COVERAGE EXPANDS

NASHVILLE, TN (Wednesday, July 19, 2017) - One of the first workers’ compensation telemedicine networks in the industry, Prime Health Services’ Prime Telemed product is quickly growing to nationwide access. Prime Telemed is an exclusive provider network, full of initial care providers specializing in workers’ compensation, that is outcomes based driven.

Fifteen states are ready for workers' compensation telemedicine access as part of the Prime Telemed network product: California, Florida, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, North Carolina, New Jersey, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.

"Clients are now implementing Prime Telemed, anxious for outcomes-based providers at the initial intake," stated Jennifer Ryon, VP of Business Development and Account Management. "With fifteen states ready for client access, we are thrilled to get our sales team connected with additional companies that are interested in improving the efficiencies of the worker's initial care visit via telemedicine."

Prime Health Services is currently focused on expanding telemedicine access to these priority states: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Ohio, and Wisconsin. They will continue to build out the Prime Telemed network based on client geographic locations, with the end goal of expanding to full nationwide 24/7 access.

"Prime Telemed is a specialty network comprised of exclusive initial care providers specializing in workers' compensation that are being trained in-depth on the telemedicine platform and associated tools, providing a client with the same expertise of an in-person initial care visit but saving time with a telemedicine visit" explains Todd Hurt, VP of Provider Relations and Contracting.

Prime Health Services has strategically partnered with Consumer Health Connections (CHC Telehealth), a technology company that offers innovative, cloud-based solutions tailored only for the workers' compensation industry. CHC's telehealth technology uses the latest innovations in medical technology with their virtual care system, as well as cloud-based communication integration with web and mobile devices making it easily accessible anywhere geographically. CHC Telehealth's secure platform is scalable and accessible all while providing high-tech interoperability of tools for remote diagnosing and monitoring, allowing for a direct impact on quality outcomes for workers' comp needs of a company whether small or large in size. Truly a workers' compensation telemedicine platform, it is customized to fit each employer's specific needs.

About Prime Health Services, Inc.

Prime Health Services, Inc. is a leading national managed care company whose mission is to reduce unnecessary health care costs through a variety of functions of health insurance, delivery of care, and administration, including our noteworthy primary Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Network that is customizable for each client's needs. The Prime Health Services PPO (PrimePPO) Network includes workers' compensation, commercial group health, auto liability, corrections, and Medicare Advantage focused networks. Over 700,000 nationwide providers and facilities make up the PrimePPO Network, which is available to the insurance carrier, third party administrator (TPA), self-insured, governmental, and captive insurance markets. More information is available at www.primehealthservices.com or by calling 866-348-3887. Connect with Prime Health Services on Twitter (@PrimePPO), Facebook (@PrimeHealthServices), LinkedIn (/company/Prime-Health), and Google+ (+PrimeHealthServices).

About Consumer Health Connections (CHC) Telehealth

CHC is dedicated to efficiently delivering innovative technology solutions that transform the way business and healthcare is delivered. With decades of combined healthcare and technology experience, our team understands the gaps that exist within the system. We leverage our disruptive technologies to increase our client's competitive advantage. CHC offers an innovative telehealth solution driving quality care when and where it is needed. CHC's outcomes based, cloud computing technology saves time and money, increases quality and accuracy, and provides a competitive advantage for clients. The customized telehealth application functions as a virtual care system, complete with video and audio communication capabilities and endless reporting potential. Learn more at www.chctelehealth.com.

 

Contacts:

Katie Bailey, Director of Marketing | Prime Health Services

866-348-3887 |  katie.bailey [at ] primehealthservices.com

 

Jennifer Ryon, VP of Business Development & Account Management | Prime Health Services

866-348-3887 |  jennifer.ryon [at] primehealthservices.com

 


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