BATON ROUGE, LA – eQHealth Solutions, a population health management company, has been selected to provide medical management technology and services to the Arkansas Department of Human Services, for the Division of Aging, Adult and Behavioral Health Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities Services and Division of Medical Services. The primary objective of the contract awarded will be for eQHealth to review prior authorization requests, conduct retrospective reviews, process and track independent assessment referrals, provide medical reviews and consultations related to long-term services and lastly, provide support for the developmental disability and behavior health clients.
Under this agreement, eQHealth will use its proprietary, cloud-based technology, eQSuite®, to effectively fulfill and execute the contracted services, which includes more specifically, prior authorization and retrospective reviews for an array of services including, but not limited to: speech therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, early intervention and adult development day treatments. Additionally, eQHealth will perform authorizations and reviews for non-waiver personal care for individuals 21 years of age and older, Medicaid behavioral health services and Applied Behavioral Health Analysis (ABA) through the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program.
“eQHealth’s partnership with the State of Arkansas will deliver an efficient, effective and comprehensive medical management solution by providing both technology and services for their prior authorization and retrospective review processes. Given the state’s focus on reducing health disparities, increasing access to care and improving health outcomes for all, we are pleased to collaborate with a team that is reforming the way healthcare is delivered,” said Glen J. Golemi, Chief Executive Officer and President, eQHealth Solutions.
As part of this contract award, eQHealth Solutions has a new office in Little Rock; work with the state officially began January 1, 2019.
About eQHealth Solutions
Founded in 1986, eQHealth Solutions is a population health management and technology solutions company that touches millions of lives annually throughout the nation. Our high-tech and high-touch models include innovative technology solutions, quality care coordination services, and focus on high-quality outcomes and optimization of provider and payer networks. eQHealth serves a variety of entities including federal, state and commercial clients. www.eqhs.org