CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. & RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Comprehensive Health Services, Incorporated (CHSi) was recently awarded a five-year (Base plus 4 option years), $18 million contract by the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management. CHSI will provide medical qualification determination services to arduous duty wildland firefighters and communications tower climbers to ensure they are medically qualified to serve in an arduous duty position. CHSi will provide medical services in all 50 states and U.S. territories.
“We are pleased that U.S. Department of Interior has selected CHSi to provide medical services,” said CHSi President Gary G. Palmer. “It is an honor to deliver these services to the arduous duty firefighters and communications tower climbers who provide such an important service to our country.”
The contract provides medical services for the four federal bureaus within the Department of Interior (DOI) that employ positions designated for arduous duty necessitating medical qualification determinations as a condition of employment, including, but not limited to, arduous duty wildland firefighters and communications tower climbers. The four bureaus include the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the National Park Service (NPS).
As part of the contract, CHSi will conduct an average of 2,500 baseline exams and 800 periodic exams per year.
Founded in 1975, CHSi is a trusted industry provider of onsite health centers for the U.S. government and national examination programs for government and commercial clients. Major corporations and government agencies look to CHSi for workforce health and productivity management solutions that help maintain a healthier, more stable and productive workforce. CHSi's solutions maximize employer’s health care investment and integrate seamlessly with their existing benefits strategies.
CHSi's services maximize employers' return on investment by providing flexible, performance-based workforce health programs tailor-made for the unique needs and risks of each organization. Whether employee health needs require worksite health programs at multiple locations, an extensive national network of health care providers to address dispersed workforce, or medical readiness teams deployed on an emergency response basis, no other firm can match CHSi's broad service delivery capability. For more information, please visit www.chsimedical.com.