DIAMOND BAR, Calif., April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- QTC Medical
Services, Inc. announced the award of the Department of Veterans Affairs
contract to administer Compensation and Pension (C&P) disability
examinations to veterans living in Louisiana and New Mexico. The cities
served in Louisiana are New Orleans and Alexandria while counties in New
Mexico include Bernalillo, Sandoval, Santa Fe, Taos, Rio Arriba, San Juan,
Chaves, and Eddy. This is a two year contract with over 8,000 exam
referrals per contract year.
This is the second contract of this nature to be awarded to QTC. In
1998, QTC was the first private company to be awarded the contract to
administer compensation and pension (C&P) disability exams on behalf of the
Department of Veterans Affairs. In 2003, QTC was re-awarded the contract
that covers ten VA Regional Offices: Los Angeles, CA, San Diego, CA, Salt
Lake City, UT, Seattle, WA, Houston, TX, Muskogee, OK, Atlanta, GA, Boston,
MA, Roanoke, VA, and Winston-Salem, NC. The contract also encompasses
examinations for service members who are seeking benefits delivery at
discharge (BDD) exams and shared exams for VA and DoD at 36 military
installations. BDD exams are administered when active duty members want to
file a claim for VA benefits prior to their separation/retirement. VA and
DoD's shared exams involve active duty members requiring both a BDD exam
and a DoD separation exam.
"This kind of an award is based, not only on being price competitive,
but most importantly on the tremendous strength of QTC's quality
performance in a very demanding environment," said Chief Operating Officer,
Dr. James Peake. "This is where we assure quality and timely examinations
with a focus on customer service for America's heroes - in this case our
ABOUT QTC - Founded in 1981, QTC is one of the nation's largest private
providers of medical examinations and disability evaluations serving the
Veterans of our military, more than 50 Federal Agencies, and with major
clients in the Department of Labor, Social Security sector and State
programs. QTC is a pioneer in the development and implementation of
software technology to improve the efficiency of conducting and managing
disability evaluations. http://www.qtcm.com.
QTC Management, Inc.
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