Assent Partners with Maritime Medical Management
Assent Medical Cost Management announced a partnership with Maritime Medical Management to better serve its maritime industry clients with the added benefits of case management. Maritime Medical Management delivers a full line of case management, telephonic and onsite case management, rehabilitation case management and cost containment services for P&I Clubs, shipowners, cruise lines and vessel owners.
The addition of case management offered by Maritime Medical Management is to coordinate the timely and medically necessary services for outpatient care, inpatient admissions, appropriate length of stay, prevention of unnecessary extended inpatient admissions and appropriate discharge planning. Adding Maritime Medical Management to Assent’s services will benefit the Maritime Industry crew members by maximizing quality of care in a cost effective manner.
“With our partner Maritime Medical Management, we can now offer a full service shop that can achieve the highest savings in cost containment for the maritime payer. Our goal is to bring our expertise to assist an industry that according to the Maritime Industry Foundation's Maritime Knowledge Center, reflects over 1.2 million people employed in the maritime industry,” said David Lubowitz, JD/MBA Managing Director of Assent, “ as well as over 40,000 ships being owned by companies in the United States alone.”