EK Health Expands National Managed Care Footprint with the Acquisition of The Directions Group


EK Health Expands National Managed Care Footprint with Acquisition of The Directions Group

EK Health Services, Inc. is excited to announce the acquisition of The Directions Group, Inc. Effective 9/1/2018, The Directions Group will become an integral subsidiary of EK Health and the two organizations will officially merge as one of the nation's leading independent providers of managed care services to the workers' compensation industry.

EK Health Services, Inc., a California based managed care company celebrating 20 years of service, is at the forefront of customizing solutions for customers and injured workers. EK Health specializes in Case Management, Utilization Review, Bill Review, Medicare Set Asides, Networks and other ancillary services throughout the nation.

The Directions Group, Inc., founded in 1994 and based in South Carolina, has grown into a full-service Case Management and Vocational Rehabilitation consulting firm servicing a large client base primarily in the southeast.

With like-minded values and a keen eye on innovation and service, the synergies between the two organizations are clear. Having had a strong relationship for many years, the time is now right to create a formal partnership between EK Health and The Directions Group. This partnership will afford our mutual clients continued quality service and a broad range of services to meet their needs. Additionally, this move serves to fulfill one of EK Health's strategic goals of continued national growth and adds Vocational Rehabilitation to an already expansive service offering.

We are pleased to welcome The Directions Group employees and clients to the EK Health family. We look forward to continuing to serve the marketplace with valued-added services, cutting-edge technology and the high integrity the industry has come to expect from these two organizations.