November 28, 2014, Atlanta, Georgia – Southeastrans was awarded a new contract with BlueCare Tennessee, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, effective October 1, 2014. Under the terms of the new contract, Southeastrans will continue to serve as the non-emergency medical transportation broker for TennCare members enrolled in BlueCare Tennessee health plans. Southeastrans first contracted with BlueCare Tennessee in 2008. BlueCare Tennessee serves approximately 450,000 members across the State.
The new contract award was the result of a competitive procurement initiated by BlueCare Tennessee in March 2014. “We are very excited to continue our long-standing relationship with BlueCare Tennessee”, said Steve Adams, President of Southeastrans. “It has been a great experience for our company to work with their team over the past six years and we are grateful for their vote of confidence in Southeastrans through the new contract award.”
Southeastrans will continue to operate a central business office and 24/7 call center in Chattanooga and a regional office in Memphis to support this contract. The company has 93 employees in Tennessee.
Southeastrans, Inc. was founded in 2000 as a transportation management company specializing in efficient and innovative delivery of human transportation services. Southeastrans manages a range of transportation programs including Medicaid non-emergency medical transportation, human service center transportation, and managed-care organization transportation services. The company’s management methodologies have demonstrated tremendous success in reducing program costs, improving transportation service quality, and in building comprehensive and reliable transportation provider networks. Southeastrans currently coordinates over 3 million non-emergency medical trips annually under contracts in Georgia, Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, and the District of Columbia. For additional information about Southeastrans, please visit www.southeastrans.com.