Avizent's managed care sister company, Forte was selected by the Texas State Office of Risk Management to provide medical bill review services
Avizent, a provider of claims and risk management, has announced that it will be providing workers’ compensation claims management and managed care services for the city of Phoenix.
In addition, Avizent’s managed care sister company, Forte was selected by the Texas State Office of Risk Management to provide medical bill review services. Rockport Healthcare, the company’s specialty preferred provider organisation (PPO) network, has also announced contracts this year with MagnaCare Administrative Services, Tennessee Healthcare and Indiana Health Network.
Thomas Watson, CEO of Avizent, said: We have been able to grow our position in the market through the contributions and support from our talented employees, and through our innovative approaches to helping clients control costs. The company offers a diverse array of integrated services, such as medical managed care, alternative risk captive options and self-insured group programs.”
Mr. Watson said: The severity of workers’ comp claims is up as is the incidence of fraud. Avizent’s focus for clients has been on greater use of technology to help identify fraud early and improve efficiencies, a more targeted approach on quality PPO network development, and strong managed care programs – emphasizing early nurse case management intervention and evidence-based medicine.”
In addition to the public and private employers who recently selected Avizent, the company also has numerous long-standing client partnerships.