Frank Gates/Attenta is Becoming Avizent
DUBLIN, OH – Beginning April 1, 2008, The Frank Gates Companies/Attenta will become Avizent™. Together, Frank Gates and Attenta have 100+ years of experience in risk management, third party claims administration and medical management. “Our knowledgeable claims managers will continue to serve as trusted advisors, cultivating an expert knowledge of our clients’ businesses. Although our name may be changing, our core services and commitment to our clients will remain the same,” explained Frank C. Vidrik, President and CEO.
Avizent offers many advantages for employers, including:
National claims administration for all lines of business, including workers’ compensation, liability, property and USL&H;
Special expertise in self-insured and multi-state program management, as well as large deductible programs;
A comprehensive suite of in-house, integrated medical managed care capabilities (PPO networks, utilization review, medical bill review, case management, pharmacy benefit management);
Alternative risk programs, such as captives and self-insurance options for single entity, group and association property/casualty insurance plans;
VISUAL Claims Studio, the heart of our best-in-class RMIS software suite, will be enhanced this spring with advanced claims management capabilities;
An uncompromising quality initiative – we set aggressive timelines as part of our official claims standards, which are backed by internal reviews and regular audits and are often tied to our fees in the form of performance guarantees.
About Avizent: The company worked with Columbus-based brand consultant Mlicki, Inc. on the corporate renaming project. Avizent, based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the fastest-growing national risk management providers, with satisfied clients across all industries. Our unparalleled service offering includes claims management, medical managed care, self-insured groups, alternative risk financing and RMIS software. The company employs over 700 associates throughout the U.S. For additional information, please visit the Avizent website at www.avizentrisk.com.
About KRG: Founded in 1996, KRG is a Denver-based private equity firm with over $4 billion of cumulative capital either deployed or available for future investment, which includes approximately $682 million deployed since inception on behalf of equity co-investors. KRG specializes in acquiring and recapitalizing unique and profitable middle-market companies. The firm seeks investment opportunities where KRG can partner with owners and operating managers who are committed to expanding their companies and becoming industry leaders. The result is a partnership that focuses on creating a significantly larger enterprise through a combination of internal growth and complementary add-on acquisitions. Since inception, KRG has invested in 32 platform companies and has completed 94 add-on acquisitions for those platforms. More information on KRG is available online at www.krgcapital.com.