SOURCE: Medical Cost Management

Medical Cost Management

January 26, 2011 15:19 ET

MCM Solutions for Better Health Welcomes Dr. Avrom Simon as Medical Director

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - January 26, 2011) -  MCM, a national leader in providing population health management services, is pleased to announce the addition of Avrom Simon, M.D., MPH, CPE as Medical Director. 

Avrom Simon, M.D., MPH, CPE brings exceptional clinical, care management, and claim experience to MCM ensuring continued quality and medical integrity of our review process. A graduate of Washington University and the University of Illinois, Dr. Simon completed his residency training at Sinai Samaritan Medical Center in Milwaukee and University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago where he has also served in faculty positions. Dr. Simon is Board Certified in Occupational and Environmental Medicine and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Quality Assurance & Utilization Review Physicians. He is also a member of the American College of Managed Care Medicine and the American College of Physician Executives, obtaining Certified Physician Executive status. Dr. Simon served as a practicing physician and clinic director for over 10 years before transitioning into medical director roles. As the medical director of a large international insurer, Dr. Simon oversaw physician advisor credentialing, utilization and peer review performance and quality initiatives, including URAC accreditation. Dr. Simon has published and lectured on a variety of managed care and utilization topics for AHIP, National Managed Health Care Congress, and at other national conferences.

Mike O'Connor, President, stated, "The addition of Dr. Simon to our key leadership team reflects MCM's commitment to being the market leader in offering innovative and cost effective solutions for better health. Dr. Simon's experience in population health management as well as claim management provides the perfect skill set for a Medical Director in today's challenging environment. Our team is thrilled to have Dr. Simon on board."

About MCM
A pioneer in medical management, MCM was founded in 1986 to meet the care management needs of self-funded plans, Taft-Hartley Trusts, associations, and claims payers. MCM provides its partners "Solutions for Better Health" that address the challenge of rising health costs with sophisticated risk identification, care management across the entire continuum of care, and the promotion of wellness and better health. MCM serves over 500 health plans representing over one-half million members nationwide. For more information, please visit: http://www.medicalcost.com/

Contact Information

  • Contact information:
    MCM
    Mike O'Connor
    President
    105 W. Adams, Suite 2200
    Chicago, Illinois 60603
    Toll-Free: (800) 367.9938
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