Continuum Announces Launching of Connecticut IME Services

Oct 11, 1999, 01:00 ET from Continuum

    SPRINGFIELD, Pa., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuum announced today the
 expansion of its Independent Medical Examination (IME) provider network to
 Connecticut.  This statewide panel is comprised of credentialed,
 board-certified physicians who have demonstrated expertise in IMEs and other
 medical-legal reviews.
     Continuum's Medical Evaluation Services division provides IMEs,
 depositions, medical records reviews, peer reviews and external appeals
 reviews for insurance companies, attorneys and managed care organizations
 nationally.  These services assist in the handling of claims for workers'
 compensation, personal injury, auto, liability, disability and the Family
 Medical Leave Act.  Continuum's services include centralized, toll-free
 scheduling, quality reviews and rapid turn-around time.
     "The launching of this Connecticut network furthers our efforts to provide
 full-service managed care capabilities in the areas of workers' compensation
 and other lines of insurance," noted Peter Hotz, President and Chief Executive
 Officer of Continuum.  "Our IME services will interface well with our workers'
 compensation and disability managed care capabilities."
     Continuum is the first organization to deliver total occupational health
 management on a national basis.  This comprehensive approach includes the
 management of preventive and compliance-related services, workers'
 compensation and disability services and health promotion and fitness
 services.  Based in Springfield, PA, with offices in Atlanta, San Diego and
 Wilton, CT, the company currently has over 285 employees and 500 clients.
     For more information on Continuum's IMEs and related services, contact Pam
 Shervin at 888-352-7200 x155 or visit the company's web site at .

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