ROCKVILLE, Md., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded QTC, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, a five-year contract to perform medical examination services for the Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) program. PSOB supports officers who suffer catastrophic injuries while performing their duties, as well as the family members of officers killed in the line of duty.
Leveraging its more than 30-year history of tailored and efficient healthcare solutions, QTC, the largest provider of government-outsourced health evaluation services in the nation, will provide a wide range of medical, disability and occupational health services for the program, including:
- Independent medical record reviews and examinations;
- Functional capacity examinations, which evaluate one's physical ability to perform work-related tasks; and
- Vocational assessments, which determine whether an individual is able to perform any type of gainful employment.
"We are honored that the U.S. Department of Justice has chosen our team to support the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program priority to conduct early and consistent assessments," said Jason Seibel of QTC. "Through innovative solutions and a world-class team, we will provide quality, timely and cost-effective independent medical examination services to improve our customer's outcomes."
QTC, acquired by Lockheed Martin in 2011, partners with each customer to identify existing and forecasted program needs and delivers a full complement of employment-focused medical examination and diagnostic testing services. Since 2000, QTC has provided more than three million physical examinations and two million diagnostic tests.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 113,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The Corporation's net sales for 2013 were $45.4 billion.
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