MRA acquires Ft. Lauderdale billing company

Deal adds payment recovery to accident claims company

Health care reimbursement solutions company Medical Reimbursements of America has acquired Ft. Lauderdale-based Blackmaple Provider Recovery Group.

Through the deal, terms of which were not disclosed in a release, the Franklin-based company adds government and managed care payment solutions to its existing accident claims management service. BMPRG had been part of a holding company that also markets consulting and group purchasing services.

"The addition of payment integrity auditing and underpayment recovery provides MRA customers with a perfect complement to AcciClaim, MRI's reimbursement organization solution for accident claims," Bobby Rolfe, MRA CEO, said in a release. "This acquisition furthers our goal of becoming the nation's leading provider of reimbursement optimization services for hospitals and health systems.