HARRISBURG, Pa., July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- KEPRO announced today that the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) has awarded its contract to KEPRO for administrative and consultative services for three DHHR bureaus and eleven programs that serve West Virginia's Medicaid, social services and charity care members.
"We are thrilled to continue serving the state of West Virginia and its citizens," said Joe Dougher, President and Chief Executive Officer. "We will continue to ensure that West Virginia's Medicaid, social services and charity care recipients receive the healthcare they need when they need it through enhanced state program efficiencies and effectiveness."
KEPRO provides administrative, clinical and consultative services to the West Virginia DHHR's Bureau for Medical Services, Bureau for Children & Families, and the Bureau for Behavioral Health & Health Facilities. Since 2000, KEPRO has been helping the state serve more than 500,000 members and 30,000 providers to ensure citizens are getting the right care, at the right time and in the right setting.
This new contract will provide additional opportunities for KEPRO to assist with innovative programs, such as the Health Homes program developed in 2014 that provides a comprehensive system of care coordination for Medicaid members with chronic conditions. In addition, KEPRO will be assisting with the implementation of a new transportation program for Medicaid members and restructuring the Child Residential Programs to be more community focused.
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, JKopko@Kepro.com, 717.564.8288 x7076
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