HARRISBURG, Pa., July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- KEPRO announced today that it has been selected as the Defense Health Agency's (DHA) TRICARE Quality Monitoring Contractor (TQMC) by the Department of Defense, TRICARE Monitoring Activity. As the TQMC, KEPRO will provide independent, impartial health care evaluations for Military Health System beneficiaries.
"We are thrilled to continue serving the DHA and TRICARE recipients," said Joe Dougher, President and Chief Executive Officer. "We will continue to ensure our active duty and retired service men and women and their families receive the quality healthcare they need, when they need it."
Through this new contract, KEPRO will be expanding its current scope of work by managing the integration of direct and purchased care delivery systems to ensure efficient and effective delivery of healthcare services. KEPRO will conduct comprehensive healthcare facility reviews and audits at 54 Military Treatment Facilities worldwide.
In addition, KEPRO will be conducting reviews and clinical quality studies to measure and evaluate quality performance to identify and incorporate healthcare best practices in both systems. KEPRO will also be supporting the Military Health System in achieving their Quadruple Aim of readiness, population health, cost effectiveness and patient's experience of care.
Since 2011, KEPRO has assisted the DHA TRICARE Management Activity and the TRICARE Regional Offices by providing an independent, impartial evaluation of health care provided to more than 9.4 million Military Health System beneficiaries. In addition, KEPRO measures and identifies superior health care services and provides comprehensive and timely reviews to ensure appropriate levels of health care for all beneficiaries.
To learn more about KEPRO's TRICARE work, visit http://tricare.kepro.com/.
KEPRO, a leading quality improvement and care management organization, offers innovative and outcomes-focused solutions to reduce the utilization of health care resources and optimize quality of care for public and commercial clients. Tailored programs maximize members' quality of life, and realize greater cost savings for members and clients.
To learn more about the services and solutions KEPRO offers, visit www.kepro.com.
Media Contact: Jamie Kopko, Director of Corporate Communications, [email protected], 717.564.8288 x7076