As one of the first programs of its kind approved by the State of New Jersey’s Department of Banking and Insurance, First Managed Care Option provides medical case management and cost containment services on behalf of the Insurance Industry.

1979 – First MCO was incorporated and began working with the Insurance Industry providing medical management and cost containment services for workers’ compensation and auto injury management.

1993 – First MCO was licensed as a managed care organization in the state of New Jersey. First MCO has a proprietary workers’ compensation and auto-specific PPO in New Jersey.

1995 – First MCO was chosen as one of only three Medical Review Organizations (MRO’s) in the State of New Jersey.

1996 – First MCO was certified as a Peer Review Organization in the Common Wealth of Pennsylvania. We maintain this designation to date.

1998 – The State of New Jersey passed Auto Insurance Cost Reduction Act of 1998 (AICRA). New programs were innovated under Active Care Auto in order to assist insurers with handling claims through Care Paths, Pre-Certification, Decision Point Reviews, Bill Review Services, and Independent Consultative Exams.

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