SuperCare Health obtains statewide contract with Aetna in New Mexico to provide respiratory services

DOWNEY, CA – SuperCare Health – a comprehensive high-touch, high-tech post-acute health care organization that manages chronic care patients – was awarded the contract to provide respiratory services and equipment to members of Aetna in New Mexico. The contract, effective October 1, expands the strong relationship between the two organizations already established for Aetna members in California and Nevada

“We are excited to bring the highest quality of respiratory care to the Aetna members and residents of New Mexico,” said John Cassar, CEO, SuperCare Health. “We are a new neighbor to the Albuquerque community with our newly opened facility but will be establishing strong roots to help improve the lives of all patients in the area with chronic diseases.”

As one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, Aetna provides people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care – and the financial side of health care. Aetna is forming partnerships with different health systems across the country to help members access high-quality care. With one partnership initiated in 2013, Aetna has observed 21 percent fewer patient readmissions within 30-days after being discharged from a hospital and a 15 percent decrease in costs.

SuperCare Health is the leading provider of ventilators in California, supporting the needs of respiratory patients through cutting-edge devices from leading healthcare manufacturers, such as Philips Respironics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) and ResMed (NYSE: RMD). The company manages patients providing quality respiratory medical supplies and medications from industry leading companies such as Medtronic (NYSE: MDT), Sunovion and Mylan (NYSE: MYL).

SuperCare Health has also developed chronic care management programs for COPD, neuromuscular disorders, pediatrics and medication optimization. The organization provides a broad range of therapies including: ventilation, oxygen, nebulizers and nebulized medications, CPAP/BiPAP, airway clearance and mobilization, and home medical equipment.

About Aetna
Aetna is one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving an estimated 38.8 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental and behavioral health plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health care management services, workers’ compensation administrative services and health information technology products and services. Aetna’s customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and expatriates. For more information, see www.aetna.com and learn about how Aetna is helping to build a healthier world. @AetnaNews

About SuperCare Health
SuperCare Health is a comprehensive high-touch, high-tech, post-acute health care organization that manages chronic care patients and provides a broad range of therapies including: ventilation, oxygen, CPAP/BiPAP, medication optimization, and airway clearance and mobilization. Utilizing cutting-edge mobile technologies combined with quality clinical services, SuperCare Health has proven cost savings that reduce hospital readmissions and offer shared savings for payors.

For more information, visit www.supercarehealth.com