FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Melissa Wright
AMETROS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP TO OFFER TELEHEALTH SERVICES
October 2, 2017
WILMINGTON, Mass. – Ametros has announced their partnership with Kura MD to offer online telehealth services to expedite access to medical care for workers’ compensation injuries. As part of its CareGuard professional administration service, Ametros is now offering its members the opportunity to virtually consult with a physician via a secure video consultation from a Smart Phone. Tablet or PC without having to leave their homes.
Kura’s services are designed to provide 24/7, 365 days a year access to a physician if members are unable to see their primary care physician, if it is after hours or on the weekend, if they are travelling and need a consultation, or any other immediate need to be seen by a physician.
Starting October 2nd current members will be able to connect with a telemedicine physician who can diagnose, provide treatment advice and prescribe non-controlled medications. Members can connect directly from their CareGuard member portal at portal.careguard.com or by calling 855-475-9330, via a secure video consultation from a Smart Phone. Tablet or PC.
“We’re very excited to begin offering telehealth services to our members,” says Ametros’ President Porter Leslie. “These virtual consultations are inexpensive and allow members to speak to a physician without travelling, saving money and time. Our goal at Ametros is to provide our members with the most convenient options to make their lives easier after settlement. Our new telehealth service aims to do just that.”
CEO and Founder, Kevin Hamm stated, “At Kura MD, we are focused on leveraging our depth of industry expertise and powerful technology platform to improve access to quality care, streamline processes and significantly lower costs across the workers’ compensation care continuum. We are pleased to partner with Ametros’ CareGuard service to now extend our services to the management of settlement accounts.”
Ametros is changing the way individuals navigate healthcare by providing them with the tools and support necessary to make savvy decisions on how to spend their funds. Ametros' team works closely with patients, insurers, employers, attorneys, medical providers and Medicare to create a seamless experience for their clients. Their depth of expertise in the Medicare Set Aside, property and casualty insurance, healthcare, legal, financial and software industries positions them to offer the best solutions in the marketplace. Their flagship product, CareGuard, is revolutionizing the way funds from insurance claim settlements are administered after settlement, for Medicare Set Aside accounts and any other medical allocation. Ametros is backed by Clarion Capital Partners, LLC, a New York based private equity firm. For more information, visit www.ametroscards.com.
About Kura MD
Founded in 2013 based in Roseville, CA, Kura MD is the industry leader offering telehealth for workers' compensation cases. Our primary focus is providing telehealth services to employers for injured workers. Kura MD's physicians provide the full continuum of care including injury triage, full treatment plan coordination, determination of maximum medical improvement, impairment rating and after settlement services when needed. Kura MD also provides general health telehealth physician consultations for non-work related illness or injury. The Kura MD Virtual Medical Clinic is accessible by phone or online using a smartphone, tablet, or computer and is OPEN 24/7/365. For more information, visit www.kura.md.