BLUE BELL, Pa., Jan. 04, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Columbus Organization, the nation’s largest provider of case management services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and complex health issues, announced today , announced its recent approval. By the New Mexico Department of Health as a Medicaid provider supporting two waivers. The company offers both case management services through the Developmental Disabilities (DD) Waiver and Community Support Coordination (CSC) services through the Support Waiver (SW). This approval represents a significant new opportunity for Columbus, allowing the company to scale its innovative, people-centered planning approach to potentially thousands of people in New Mexico. As an industry pioneer, Columbus’ multifaceted ACCOMPLISH® The solution revolutionized care coordination by leveraging ACHIEVE Analytics, a leading data analytics platform.®to improve the results of the individual provided.
Carlos Hernandez, Columbus SVP Care Coordination, commented: provided to individuals. Our mission is to ensure that each individual can achieve their own meaningful life goals while providing the physical, mental, emotional and social support they need to foster progress. is. ”
Case management services provided by Columbus employ the company’s person-centric methodology, facilitating connection of individuals to communities and available resources. By deploying a team of experienced case managers, the firm meets all state requirements for employment and is provided in a manner that is compatible with participants’ cultural health beliefs, practices, and preferred language , ensure that they receive effective, understandable and respectful care. In addition, Columbus will assist Developmental Disability and Support Waiver participants through all stages of initial waiver eligibility and related enrollment activities while continuing to monitor ongoing services.
Columbus is working with the New Mexico Department of Developmental Disabilities to begin offering services in the Albuquerque, New Mexico metropolitan area beginning in December 2022.
About the Columbus Organization
For over 38 years, the Columbus Organization has been a national leader and pioneer in care coordination, especially for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, behavioral concerns, or complex care needs. Serving more than 100,000 families, the company continues to be at the forefront of innovation, providing early identification and holistic health risks for intellectual, developmental, behavioral, medical and/or complex care individuals. develops and implements innovative outcome-based models for managing needs. In addition to a team of approximately 500 experienced care coordinators, a dedicated quality assurance department, and an unparalleled national infrastructure, Columbus is the leading provider of clinical staffing and quality improvement services for organizations serving the behavioral health community. Also recognized as a leader. The company offers unparalleled depth of expertise, breadth of resources, diverse mindsets and a dedication to enabling everyone to achieve meaningful life goals through innovative approaches to healthcare. For more information, visit www.ColumbusOrg.com, follow @TheColumbusOrg on Twitter, like The Columbus Organization on Facebook, or follow The Columbus Organization on LinkedIn.
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