eQHealth will use InterQual evidence-based clinical criteria for its state Medicaid contracts in Florida, Illinois, Mississippi, and Colorado (newly acquired), in addition to its other commercial lines.

The InterQual Level of Care criteria suite, Behavioral Health criteria suite and InterQual Care Planning procedures, imaging and molecular diagnostics criteria will continue to assist eQHealth in reducing costs and improving care quality.

The organization uses InterQual to address the reduction of re-admissions, lengths of stay (LOS) and services with integrated tools for complex and comorbid cases.

eQHealth Solutions provides services such as IT technology, chronic care management, utilization review and high-quality care coordination throughout the nation. eQHealth has served government clients and other entities for over 25 years.

InterQual evidence-based criteria help improve clinical decision-making across the medical and behavioral health continuums of care. The InterQual clinical development team synthesizes the most current, best evidence into a fully referenced decision support tool that is reviewed and updated annually.

InterQual’s development process, honed over nearly 40 years, is founded on rigorous review of the literature, and includes extensive peer review by practicing clinical experts across the United States.

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