In addition to the broad scope of services and geographic coverage, there are several unique characteristics that make CareMed the preferred choice of clinicians and managed care professionals. It is large enough to supply all the products and supplies that are needed, yet small enough to give the personalized service that is expected and deserved. You are invited to consider some of the differences in CareMed’s design.
- National Company with Local Appeal
CareMed has comprehensive coverage and provides a consistent standard of quality care nationally. It thoroughly understands the Federal, State and Local rules and regulations pertaining to the Pharmaceutical and Home Care Industry. Requests for initiation of services, change of therapy or the development of specialized plans of care can be expedited to CareMed’s local offices.
- Integrated Service Capability
Due to CareMed’s broad range of expertise, they are able to offer individual services or an integrated program, including, infusion therapy, nursing, home durable medical equipment, respiratory and laboratory services. Such a program allows management of patient’s care conveniently and cohesively from a single, reliable source.
- Prudent Management of Resources
CareMed is known in the industry for prudent utilization of services which maximizes insurance benefits, when indicated. This is in part due to the team of reimbursement specialists who thoroughly understand changing laws and regulations and maintain a close connection with each patient’s case. In addition, they work closely with managed care organizations in utilization review, based on a carefully constructed disease care-management model. Assistance and support of the discharge planning and case management functions are provided upon request.
Best Practice approach is used through the application of treatment protocols linked to patient diagnosis and acuity. These service specifications are continually updated to ensure that they represent the latest technology and practices to ensure service delivery in a cost effective and clinically appropriate manner.
Caremed’s commitment to excellence in quality delivery of services is delivered by 100% Transparency Model of continuously seeking ways to improve performance. As part of an on-going company-wide quality improvement program CareMed monitors patient, referral and doctor satisfaction, clinical outcomes and patient acuity. Rigorous staff screening, training and competency evaluation are performed upon employment and annually reviewed and updated.
- A Commitment to Innovation
CareMed remains flexible and committed to exploring new approaches in the clinical arena as well as with partnerships with payors and providers in today’s dynamic managed-care environment.