Primary PhysicianCare, Inc. (Primary) was founded by Chairman and CEO, David R. Tate, in 1977. Three decades of delivery have demonstrated a remarkable ability to grow and retain clients. The creative vision of the executive team has allowed Primary to weather many challenges. Now the future of Primary looks even brighter as we face healthcare reform.
Personalized service, accurate delivery, and balanced growth combine to create an exceptional client retention rate. Now, in addition to loyally serving clients across the Southeast, Primary PhysicianCare, Inc. is steadily expanding its national presence.
|1977||Engaged in the business of healthcare consultancy.|
|1982||Named one of the largest consultancies in the Southeast by Blue Cross and Mutual of Omaha.|
|1985||Entered business of third party administration of self-funded health plans.|
|1987||Established a proprietary preferred provider network of physicians and hospitals.|
|1990||Designed and managed a healthcare plan marketed by Jefferson-Pilot Insurance Co., which grew to be 10% of their market share.|
|1995||Contracted to provide a unique pharmacy benefit (PBM) to its clients thru a company now known as Express Scripts.|
|1998||Began the exclusive administration and marketing of private label service offerings.|
|2000||Launched Healthgram, a medical management software platform.|
|2001||Began offering onsite medical clinics staffed by nurse practitioners.|
|2005||Acquired Carolina Wellness Coalition and restructured it to form Wellness Coalition America.|
|2010||Launched a fully integrated medical management system.|
Providing totally integrated administrative services
to self-insured employers for over 30 years.
Controling healthcare costs while
delivering exceptional service.
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