ARUP MedNet: Managed Care Contracts assistance
Access to managed care contracts is a key element in sustaining a successful outreach program. ARUP partners with Mednet Services, LC, a consulting company with more than 15 years' experience in providing expertise in managed care contracting and laboratory networking. The goal of the partnership is to provide an experienced resource to help clients evaluate their specific managed care environment and develop strategies to gain access to managed care contracts. The partnership allows ARUP to focus on its core competencies of esoteric lab testing, while simultaneously providing clients with an industry-leading resource to grow their outreach business.
ARUP Mednet is a program that provides health systems with expertise and resources essential to the infrastructure of lab-outreach programs. ARUP Mednet offerings include network evaluation, creation, and management to access managed care contracts; contract analysis and negotiations; market evaluations; subcontracted consulting for hospital laboratories; providing billing and reporting information on behalf of networks to payers; data-management support services; and RFP analysis and negotiations.
Mednet Services has over 15 years' experience in the following areas:
- Accessing and negotiating various types of contracts, including capitated and fee-for-service arrangements
- Laboratory-network creation and management to gain access to managed care
- Supplying billing and reporting information on behalf of the networks to payors and
- Consulting for hospital laboratories and networks in the related areas