Tag Archives: Health Insurance

Premier Analyzes Financial Impact of Opioid Overdoses on Hospitals; Roshni Ghosh Quoted

A new analysis by health care company Premier found that U.S. hospitals incur approximately $11.3B in total annual costs associated with patients who experienced opioid overdoses, constituting 1 percent of all hospital spending. Premier performed the opioid overdose analysis in October using a year’s worth of data from 647 health …

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LexisNexis to Help AultCare Process Health Insurance, Benefits Claims; Lee Rivas Comments

AultCare has selected LexisNexis to provide a suite of clinical analytics services in order to help process health insurance and benefits claims. LexisNexis will help AultCare identify risk and measuring performance for commercial, Medicare Advantage, individual and patient-centered medical home members, LexisNexis said Tuesday. Lee Rivas, public sector and healthcare CEO at LexisNexis, …

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Informatica Integrates Connecticut Health Insurance Marketplace; Amit Walia Comments

Informatica Corp. has integrated data for Connecticut’s health insurance marketplace, which the state established to fulfill Affordable Care Act requirements. Access Health CT began operations in September 2013 and has enrolled more than 282,000 Connecticut residents since, Informatica said Wednesday. Amit Walia, senior vice president and general manager of data …

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MAXIMUS Contact Center Recognized as ‘Center of Excellence’; Bruce Caswell Comments

MAXIMUS’ Michigan enrollment broker services customer contact center has achieved the “Certified Center of Excellence” recognition from BenchmarkPortal for its best practices. BenchmarkPortal awarded MAXIMUS the honor based on a worldwide database containing objective and quantitative performance information from thousands of contact centers, MAXIMUS said Thursday. The Reston, Va.-based firm won …

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CGI to Develop Rates, Benefits Comparison Tool for CMS

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has awarded CGI Federal a two-year, $8.9 million contract to design, develop and implement an information system for comparing rates and benefits from health insurance providers. The system will be developed for the CMS Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight and the information will …

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GAO Names Co-Op Advisory Board Members

The Government Accountability Office named 15 members to the advisory board to the Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan (CO-OP) Program. The board was formed under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and will support the Department of Health and Human Services with decision-making on grants and loans to form …

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