SNOHOMISH COUNTY — A company called LetsGetChecked is working with in-home health care provider ConcertoHealth to provide its FDA EUA authorized Coronavirus (COVID-19) Sure-Track tests to at-risk individuals who, because of their age, severe medical problems, low income, or disabilities, are eligible for Medicare and/or Medicaid.
ConcertoHealth offers its home patient services as a service company. It works with clients on some forms of Medicare (Fee For Service, Medicare Advantage) and some forms of Medicare/Medicaid (Dual-Special Needs Plan, DSNP)It also has an arrangement with the Snohomish Health District to test adult family home residents.
“We have developed a partnership to ensure that we are able to quickly test all residents/owners/caregivers of Adult Family Homes (congregate settings) in the case that there is a positive case identified,” Dr. Chris Dodd, chief clinical officer of ConcertoHealth, told the Tribune.
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“The partnership with LetsGetChecked will allow the ConcertoHealth team to collect swab samples from patients’ nasal cavity and send them to a laboratory for complete RT PCR assay that is 100% sensitive and specific to the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which means if the swab sample contains the Coronavirus, it will be detected,” a joint news release from the two companies states.
ConcertoHealth Inc. is the leading risk-bearing provider of field-based complex care for persistently high-cost and rising-risk populations. The company’s multidisciplinary care teams meet patients where they are, with the care they need, whether in the home or hospital. The ConcertoHealth care model improves overall health quality and outcomes with a track record of reducing hospital admits by 47%, readmits by 40% and ER visits by 16% for the most frail and vulnerable populations in America, benefiting patients, payers and provider networks alike.