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The West Virginia Department of Human Resources has selected APS (formerly known as American Psych Systems) as the States administrative vendor for utilization review, provider training, and quality improvement activities for behavioral health services under the states Medical Assistance program. The 3-year contract, which is expected to begin August 1, 2000 is worth approximately $7.2 million, and is part of a movement by the state toward a system of capitation. APS will provide clinical utilization review, provider training and technical assistance, consumer and community affairs, and . . .