Agadia Systems Inc. and EmblemHealth Inc. Announce Agreement to Provide Services to EmblemHealth

PARSIPPANY, N.J. and NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Agadia Systems Inc. (Agadia) of New Jersey, noted for its ability to improve the quality of care and expedite prior authorization healthcare services, and EmblemHealth Inc. of New York, NY announced today the signing of an agreement for Agadia to provide its services to automate the prior authorization process. 

Agadia offers a web-based software solution, PAHub™, that simplifies and streamlines the prior authorization management of prescription drugs, medical services and durable medical equipment processes. EmblemHealth provides access to quality health coverage in ways that respect and respond to people's fundamental needs throughout New York.

EmblemHealth's Director of Pharmacy, Lou Zollo said, "Making sure our members have the medications they need is an important part of staying healthy, which is why we take our pharmacy offerings very seriously. We chose PAHub because it offers an integrated  solution across the board to not only meet our program needs, but also to enhance our wellness-based initiatives that aim to maximize the overall health of our members and lower prescription drug costs by eliminating wasteful gaps and overlaps in care." 

"We are excited to add EmblemHealth to our portfolio of customers. Our commitment to quality, innovation and our customers differentiates us in the market place. PAHub provides our customers the ability to improve care and control costs through automation while maintaining control of their own pharmacy program," said Scott L. Furletti, Vice President of Agadia.

About Agadia

Agadia is a subsidiary of Prithvi Information Solutions, a global provider of enterprise solutions and services.  Agadia has been providing end to end Prior Authorization and Medication Adherence since 2007, addressing their pharmacy and medical benefit service's needs. For information, please call 973-540-8400 or visit us on our website at: www.AGADIA.com.

About EmblemHealth

EmblemHealth, Inc., through its companies Group Health Incorporated (GHI) and HIP Health Plan of New York (HIP), provides quality health care coverage and administrative services to approximately 3.4 million people. Groups and individuals can choose from a variety of PPO, EPO and HMO plans, as well as coverage for prescription drugs and dental and vision care. EmblemHealth offers a choice of networks, including quality doctors and other health care professionals throughout the region, leading acute care hospitals across the tristate area, and physicians and hospitals across all 50 states. For more information, visit www.emblemhealth.com.

Media Contact: Scott Furletti, Vice President, 201-452-2214, furletti.scott@agadia.com

SOURCE Agadia Systems Inc.



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