American Postal Workers Union Health Plan Implements HEALTHsuite® 6.0
February 03, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Health NewsFORT WASHINGTON, PENN. – February 3, 2006 The American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Health Plan has successfully implemented Version 6.0 of HEALTHsuite®, the innovative healthcare administration and claims processing software solution from RAM Technologies, Inc. The APWU Health Plan implemented HEALTHsuite to administer its Fee-For-Service, PPO, and Consumer Driven benefit options.
HEALTHsuite is a comprehensive benefit administration software solution and claims management processing system designed for health plans and benefit administrators. HEALTHsuite is a rules-based software solution designed to administer complex benefit offerings including Medicare, Medicaid, Indemnity, HMO, Consumer-Driven and Federal Employee products. Designed from the ground up from the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and developed using the latest technological advances in Java Enterprise Edition (J2EE), HEALTHsuite offers unparalleled functionality and scalability in an integrated enterprise solution.
Rob Tulio, President of RAM Technologies stated “The American Postal Workers Union Health Plan wanted a solution that would adapt to their specific needs while having the capability to scale for exponential growth. HEALTHsuite meets their needs today and will continue to service their administration needs as they grow into the future.”
The APWU Health Plan is a self-insured, self-administered health benefit plan operating under contract with the United States Government, Office of Personnel Management as a participating plan under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP). The Health Plan has been operational since 1960 and is located in Glen Burnie, Maryland. With over 140,000 covered lives worldwide, the APWU Health Plan has consistently been recognized as a leading health plan in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP).
“RAM Technologies has been with us every step of the way,” says Carroll E. Midgett, Chief Operating Manager of APWU Health Plan “we liked the functionality and adaptability of the HEALTHsuite solution and were even more impressed with the attention to customer service provided by RAM through all stages of the implementation process.”
About RAM Technologies:
RAM Technologies is a leading provider of administrative software solutions for health plans and benefit administrators. For 25 years RAM Technologies has established a solid record of supplying superior system solutions to a wide range of health plans serving the Medicare, Medicaid, HMO, Commercial and Federal Health Programs. With the implementation of advanced technologies, RAM has helped clients streamline business processes, improve customer service and increase return on investment. Based in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania you can contact RAM Technologies at (877) 654-8810 or on the web at www.ramtechnologiesinc.com
About APWU Health Plan
The American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Health Plan offers both a fee-for-service plan with PPOs and a Consumer Driven Health Plan. Both options are open to employees or retirees covered under the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program. Located in Glen Burnie, Maryland, the Health Plan is a department of the American Postal
Workers Union. The APWU Health Plan accepts applications for coverage from qualifying former and current Federal and Postal employees, for more information visit www.apwuhp.com
Mark A. Wullert
(215) 654-8810 x 255