Geriatric Medical Selected by Massachusetts Department of Health & Human Services as the Preferred Vendor to its Medicaid Program.
January 17, 2018- Woburn, MA – Geriatric Medical & Surgical Supply, Inc. (Geriatric Medical) has been awarded a three-year $45 million preferred vendor contract by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to supply incontinence products to Medicaid beneficiaries (MassHealth Members). Geriatric Medical will work with the Executive Office of Health & Human Services (EOHHS) to ensure that MassHealth Members will receive clinically superior products at a lower overall cost to the Medicaid program while maintaining the vital services of the existing provider network.
“Geriatric Medical will supply quality incontinence products to MassHealth Members by establishing a closed formulary of products that meet or exceed quality standards set in conjunction with EOHHS and the National Association for Continence (NAFC),” said Jeffrey Siegal, CEO of Geriatric Medical. “Geriatric Medical is committed to working alongside the existing provider network to deliver better care at a lower cost to MassHealth members and we are pleased to partner with Assistant Secretary Daniel Tsai and the team at EOHHS to ensure the successful adoption of Governor Baker’s innovative Medicaid management program.”
The Executive Office of Health and Human Services is the agency responsible for MassHealth, the Medicaid program that provides insurance to more than 1.9 million beneficiaries across a variety of programs throughout Massachusetts.
About Geriatric Medical & Surgical Supply, Inc.
Founded in 1945, Geriatric Medical is the largest distributor of medical supplies and solutions based in Massachusetts. The company distributes nearly 30,000 branded products to post-acute care providers throughout the Northeast. More information about Geriatric Medical is available at www.gerimed.com and www.gerimedma.com.
In Massachusetts, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) are combined into one program called MassHealth. MassHealth members may be able to get doctors visits, prescription drugs, hospital stays, and many other important services.