DULUTH, Ga.--()--PRIUM, a workers’ compensation utilization review and medical management company, has named Angela (Angie) J. Hefner vice president of business development. Based in the Los Angeles area, Hefner is responsible for developing new client relationships, leading account executive and account management teams and delivering educational content to clients.
She brings to her new position more than 30 years of managed care experience, most in workers’ compensation. Her background encompasses strategic account management, training and implementation, sales, operations management, and technical liaison roles.
Most recently, Hefner served as assistant vice president for account management for Healthcare Solution’s Cypress Care, where she managed client relationships involving workers’ compensation pharmacy benefit management, case management, durable medical equipment, and ancillary services. Previously, she worked for CorVel Corp. in a national account management role, as well as regional management of Texas offices providing medical bill review, Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) networks, case management, and utilization review. Hefner began her career in workers’ compensation managed care with Corporate Systems Ltd., starting as a training specialist and eventually becoming director of Genesys Service Center Operations.
Based in Duluth, Ga., PRIUM is a URAC-accredited utilization review and medical cost management company providing prospective, concurrent and retrospective medical and pharmaceutical reviews to the workers’ compensation industry. Among its services is a comprehensive complex claims control program, with an emphasis on opioid control, and rooted in the core principles of peer-to-peer discussion, enforcement through pharmacy benefit management and oversight via PRIUM’s clinical oversight team. To reach PRIUM, call 888-588-4964 or visit www.prium.net. For insight and commentary on medical management issues in workers’ compensation, please visit PRIUM’s blog at http://prium-evidencebased.blogspot.com.
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