CHICAGO, July 29 American Imaging Management (AIM), anoperating subsidiary of WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP), and leading imagingbenefit management and technology company with health plan clientsrepresenting over 25 million consumers, announced that it has reached anagreement to provide diagnostic imaging management services for Blue Cross andBlue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT).
"As a company that is committed to providing the highest quality healthcoverage available, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont looks forward toworking with AIM and our provider community to promote the most appropriateuse of diagnostic imaging services for our customers and members," saidStephen Perkins, M.D., corporate medical director at BCBSVT.
"AIM appreciates the opportunity to work with Blue Cross and Blue Shieldof Vermont," said Brandon Cady, president of AIM. "We recognize the uniquerole that BCBSVT has within the Vermont health care community and look forwardto working with BCBSVT to provide a high level of service and clinicalexpertise to that community."
AIM is a leader in providing innovative solutions for managing advancedimaging services. AIM pioneered the integration of technology and clinicalcontent for advanced imaging management through the introduction of Web-basedservices in 2002. AIM also introduced the first set of Web-enabled tools topromote quality and cost transparency into the selection of some of thehighest value diagnostic imaging facilities.
About American Imaging Management
American Imaging Management, Inc. ("AIM") is a leading company in theradiology benefit management industry. AIM promotes the appropriate use ofdiagnostic imaging through the application of widely accepted clinicalguidelines delivered through an innovative platform of technologies andprograms. AIM pioneered the use of web technology in diagnostic imagingmanagement and has continually integrated service and technology to create amore effective and efficient clinical review process to support thephysician-patient relationship. Through a commitment to delivering excellencein clinical content, service, innovation and operational performance, AIM hasdeveloped a national client base of health plans, and currently providesmanagement services to over 25 million health plan members. AIM is anoperating subsidiary of WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP). For more information onAIM, please visit http://www.americanimaging.net .
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