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IPA Management

Centric Healthcare Services provides comprehensive management services to Independent Practice Associations (IPAs) and Health Care Networks focusing on a personalized approach to meet each of our client’s needs. Centric Healthcare Services delivers a sophisticated level of healthcare management by integrating advanced technological solutions with a cadre of seasoned, knowledgeable staff. Centric Healthcare Services has proven expertise in successfully managing diverse health networks in a rapidly changing environment along with the inherent challenges associated within the industry and the population served. Innovation and a commitment to high quality cost effective care contribute to the overall satisfaction of our clients and their patients.

Centric Healthcare Services represents a wide client base of over 250 contracted physicians throughout Kern County. Centric Healthcare Services is responsible for coordinating care for its clients’ covered lives through Medicare Advantage and Medi-Medi (Dual Eligible) Products. Some of our IPA management services include Contracting, Credentialing, handling Claims Inquiries and Claims Processing, tracking and maintaining Eligibility and Benefits information, Provider Services, Member Services, Quality Management, and Utilization Management.

Understanding the power of information, Centric Healthcare Services has invested in advanced IT systems empowering our management, clinical, and administrative staff with the tools to work efficiently in coordinating high quality, cost effective, integrated care. The ability to readily track and trend utilization data has been a vital component in improving overall health management; impacting the delivery of chronic and episodic care, yielding favorable health outcomes, and enabling our networks to achieve Health Plan required measures for HEDIS and Pay for Performance incentives.

Our services are consistently delivered with the same high quality that has built our reputation. Flexibility, innovation and an openness to change, are what the future demands of us as the nation moves into a new era of Health Care reform. The services Centric Healthcare Services is developing today will add value to the organizations we work with now and in the future.