eQHealth Solutions Timeline
Today, eQHealth Solutions employs more than 400 associates and has offices in Louisiana, Florida, Illinois, Mississippi, Colorado, Texas and Vermont. Our clients are a mix of government entities, commercial healthcare payers and providers.
Louisiana Health Care Review (LHCR) was formed with a focus on peer-review functions for Louisiana’s Medicare population. In the first year, the company grew from a staff of four to more than 100 employees under CEO, Leo Stanley, and Deputy CEO, Gary Curtis, who together landed a contract to review Medicare cases for beneficiaries within the state of Louisiana for the then Health Care Financing Administration.
Began developing data analysis and biostatistics services along with the first edition of our proprietary Peer Utilization Review software (PURs).
Received accreditation from the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC) in utilization management.
Awarded the utilization management contract for the State of Mississippi Division of Medicaid, a landmark achievement for the company acquiring the first out-of-the state contract. To this date, we continue to serve the state of Mississippi.
Awarded the State of Illinois utilization management contract by the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded LHCR the Beneficiary Services Award for our Partners in Senior Health program that demonstrated a commitment to cultivating innovative community partnerships by using grass roots resources to promote health and wellness in our communities.
Hurricane Katrina devastated southeast Louisiana. Working with MD Technologies, LHCR developed FindLAdocs.com, a resource database for residents and primary care doctors displaced by the storm.
Leo Stanley retired from his position as CEO; Gary Curtis was named as his successor.
The Illinois Department of Health and Family Services awarded the Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waiver Contract to the company.
One of 14 Quality Improvement Organizations in the country to be awarded the three‐year Care Transitions Project by CMS.
Changed the organization’s name to eQHealth Solutions, Inc., a name more reflective of our expanded healthcare technology and service offerings.
Awarded the program grant by CMS for Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) in the state of Louisiana.
eQSuite® Technology Solutions was trademarked.
eQHealth was awarded the Mississippi Regional Extension Center (REC) grant.
Medicare utilization management contract for the State of Florida was awarded by the Agency for Healthcare Administration.
eQHealth began work supporting Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs).
Edie Castello appointed chief executive officer; she served as chief operating officer for five years prior to this appointment.
Louisiana State University (LSU) System Health Plan selected eQHealth as their population health and medical management partner.
eQHealth earned URAC Disease Management accreditation.
State of Vermont chose eQHealth for their care management software solution needs. eQHealth took initial steps with Vermont to attain CMS certification for care management, being first in the nation to do so.
Notice of Award (NOA) received for the state of Colorado’s utilization management contract.
eQHealth’s SMP program expanded, receiving grants for the states of Mississippi and Florida.
eQCare® Service Solutions was trademarked.
AmWins Group Benefits announced launch of Communitas, Inc. and partners with eQHealth Solutions.
Glen J. Golemi named eQHealth’s fourth CEO.
eQHealth’s SMP program expanded further with the addition of the State of Wisconsin.