SOURCE: American Logistics Company

American Logistics Company

July 12, 2012 11:00 ET

ALC Becomes an Associate Member of AHIP

As an Industry Leader in the Delivery of High-Quality, Turnkey Transportation Solutions That Reduce Fraud and Assure Compliance With HIPAA and Other Privacy Regulations, ALC Will Leverage Its Membership to Communicate the Value That a Robust Transportation Benefit Can Bring to Both Health Insurers and Plan Members

SANTA ANA, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 12, 2012) - American Logistics Company (ALC), a national passenger transportation management company that specializes in special needs transportation services for the healthcare industry, school districts and transit agencies, today announced it has joined America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), a national trade association representing the healthcare industry.

For more than a decade, ALC has been providing turnkey non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) solutions to health insurance plans across the United States. ALC's Coordinated Transportation Model™ leverages proprietary technologies to ensure compliance with HIPAA regulations and keep privacy concerns at bay, while supporting the delivery of high-quality transportation services that enable health plans to focus on what they do best -- providing healthcare services.

"At ALC, we believe that treatment begins with transportation, and when reliable transportation is provided by a healthcare organization to its members, the overall cost of healthcare can be reduced because of improved access to regular physician visits for check-ups, vaccines and other preventive care," said Craig Puckett, president, ALC. "We look forward to using our AHIP membership as a platform to communicate the value that a transportation benefit can provide to health insurance plans and their members."

With ALC's Coordinated Transportation Model, healthcare programs benefit from a variety of services including verification of member eligibility, reservations, dispatch, service delivery, reporting management, invoicing and quality control. Our customized preferred provider network affords plans the opportunity to achieve high marks with NCQA™ while reducing transportation related fraud. ALC can also help healthcare agencies better manage and budget their transportation benefit by providing real-time updates on the number of trips provided. Additionally, ALC works with the healthcare agency to determine a schedule of services that meet budgetary requirements and trip quotas, while providing a high-level of customer service.

About AHIP
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) is the national trade association representing the health insurance industry. AHIP's members provide health and supplemental benefits to more than 200 million Americans through employer-sponsored coverage, the individual insurance market, and public programs such as Medicare and Medicaid. AHIP advocates for public policies that expand access to affordable health care coverage to all Americans through a competitive marketplace that fosters choice, quality and innovation.

About ALC
ALC is a national passenger transportation management company focusing solely on special needs transportation. ALC's Coordinated Transportation Model™ leverages community-based resources to serve transit agencies, school districts and the healthcare industry. Through the use of proprietary transportation management and trip optimization technology, ALC provides high quality, innovative transportation services that raise the bar for efficiency, cost-effectiveness, passenger safety and driver accountability. By partnering with community-based resources to fulfill the transportation needs of its clients, ALC contributes to the success of local economies by ensuring that dollars spent on transportation services remain in the community. Additionally, ALC's innovative transportation solutions contribute to an overall reduction in the carbon footprint of any transportation program, due to a reduction in the size and number of vehicles required.

For more information, visit www.AmericanLogistics.com.

Contact Information

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