HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Diatherix Laboratories, LLC, a leading provider of multiplex diagnostic services and solutions, has become a designated supplier of laboratory services for Prime PPO, a preferred provider organization of Prime Health Services, Inc.
Prime Health Services is one of the largest and fastest-growing national PPOs and medical cost containment companies in America. With more than 6 million covered lives, Prime PPO has a nationwide network of more than 700,000 providers.
"Our company's services bring considerable value to managed care organizations and the physicians and providers who care for their members," said Dennis Grimaud, CEO of Diatherix Laboratories. "We are pleased to provide our specialized services to Prime Health's extensive and diverse solutions nationwide."
Diatherix offers patients and physicians access to highly complex testing methods that assist in more timely and accurate diagnoses of infectious diseases.
"Prime Health Services specializes in quality PPO network development and is uniquely positioned to offer the largest directly contracted network of providers to our clients," said Todd Hurt, Vice President of Provider Contracting, of Prime Health Services. "Relationships with laboratories such as Diatherix provide our physicians and clients with access to new technologies that help reduce time to diagnosis and improve patient care. We bring the best possible solution to the industry and the best possible care to patients, all while lowering the overall cost of medical care."
Diatherix Laboratories, LLC, is located in the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville, Alabama. Diatherix operates as an independent, high complexity, CAP-accredited clinical laboratory providing advanced multiplex molecular diagnostic services to assist healthcare providers in the simultaneous detection of bacteria, viruses, parasites, Candida and antibiotic resistance related to infectious diseases – providing one-day results and single-sample collection. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.diatherix.com.
ABOUT PRIME HEALTH SERVICES
Prime Health Services, Inc. is a leading national managed care company whose mission is to reduce unnecessary health care costs through a variety of functions of health insurance, delivery of care, and administration, including our noteworthy primary Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Network that is customizable for each client's needs. The Prime Health Services PPO (PrimePPO) Network includes workers' compensation, commercial group health, auto liability, corrections, and Medicare Advantage focused networks. Over 700,000 nationwide providers and facilities make up the PrimePPO Network, which is available to the insurance carrier, third party administrator (TPA), self-insured, governmental, and captive entities. More information is available at www.primehealthservices.com or by calling 866-348-3887. Connect with Prime Health on Twitter (@PrimePPO), Facebook (@PrimeHealthServices), LinkedIn (/company/Prime-Health), and Google+ (+PrimeHealthServices).
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