For Immediate Release
Leverage Health Solutions Orchestrates Business Development Contract Between Industry Leaders Medical Mutual of Ohio and Nationwide Insurance to Support Members of Ohio Farm Bureau
TAMPA, FL/CLEVELAND, OH , January 28, 2008 – Solidifying its position as a market leader in healthcare business development, Leverage Health Solutions today announced it has successfully facilitated a market-changing health care partnership between the two largest Ohio-based insurance carriers ,Medical Mutual of Ohio and Nationwide Insurance ,in support of Ohio Farm Bureau members. Individuals throughout Ohio who are members of the Farm Bureau, will now obtain quality, cost effective insurance solutions beginning in 2008.
“Leverage Health Solutions was key in making this business opportunity a reality,” said George Stadtlander, vice president of Medical Mutual of Ohio. “This was a complicated transaction with many parties involved. Leverage Health Solutions not only brought everyone together but also guided us through the process to ensure that all the bases were covered and everyone’s business potential was maximized.”
Through this strategic partnership with Leverage Health Solutions, Medical Mutual of Ohio was awarded the health insurance business from the Ohio Farm Bureau following a detailed exploration of possible carriers by the Ohio Farm Bureau for its new partner. The Ohio Farm Bureau launched its relationship with Medical Mutual of Ohio on January 1, 2008, with all current health plan members and new sales accessing Medical Mutual of Ohio’s leading Ohio provider network, integrated disease management, unparalleled statewide distribution channels, as well as wellness services, which will reflect the core principles of the Ohio Farm Bureau.
“Our proven and successful relationship with Nationwide and Medical Mutual of Ohio enabled us to coordinate the partnership and transition related to the Ohio Farm Bureau,” said Richard Lungen. “Our unique background in healthcare, insurance administration, distribution and business development provided the platform to bring together this opportunity, which we believe should make a lasting impact in the way Ohio citizens purchase quality health insurance. We are honored to consider Medical Mutual of Ohio a partner and look forward to additional opportunities.”
About Leverage Health Solutions – Leverage Health Solutions is a market leader in healthcare business development, focusing upon best-in-class services to the healthcare payer marketplace. With targeted market experience and a pulse on the emerging trends in the vendor community, our team of professionals aligns payer-to-industry solutions. Visit www.leveragehealthsolutions.com .