PPM/MSO News

• Birman Managed Care’s (Cookeville, TN) subsidiary, The Birman Group, has secured a new contract with a hospital in New York state. The contract is valued at more than $500,000 for the first year and has an automatic, one-year renewal clause, Birman said. The contract is the second for Birman recently. Earlier last week the company announced a new contract in Pennsylvania.

• CorSolutions (Buffalo Grove, IL) has contracted with HIP Health Plan of New York to provide its members with a congestive heart failure disease management program. Enrollment under the contract is expected to reach 400-800 patients in the first year, CorSolutions said. It is of no extra cost to the plan’s commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid members diagnosed with congestive heart failure.