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PrimeCare O&P Network merges with Reliacare Alliance IPA

October 24, 2014

PrimeCare O&P Network has joined with Reliacare Alliance IPA, a privately held benefits management company that serves the health plan, workers’ compensation and self-insured funds markets.

In the merger, attention will be brought to the education of decision makers, case managers and adjusters, as well as the Reliacare staff, about prosthetics and orthotics with onsite modules with presentations from certified practitioners and patient models. PrimeCare will continue to provide services to the O&P profession and keep a primary focus on contracting with health plans, TPAs and other payers and bringing those contracts to O&P facilities.

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