Blockchain And The Future Of Healthcare Payment

Blockchain and the Future of Healthcare Payment

  • September 25, 2017

Four of healthcare's leading thinkers took a closer look at value-based payment models and blockchain technology’s role in the future of healthcare payment at the recent Distributed: Health 2017 Conference in Nashville. The session, titled “Future of Payment Models”, was moderated by John Bass, CEO of Hashed Health, a collaborative healthcare firm boosting blockchain and distributed ledger technologies. Bass was joined onstage by Aaron Symanski, CTO, Change Healthcare; Francois de Brantes, Vice President & Director, Altarum Center for Payment Innovation; and Ray Herschman, Vice President, Accountable Care Strategy and Business Development, Cerner Corporation. Watch the video

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Watch Neil De Crescenzo Unveil Blockchain For Healthcare

Watch Neil De Crescenzo Unveil Blockchain for Healthcare

  • September 25, 2017

There's no shortage of buzz around blockchain, a disruptive technology with the potential to dramatically improve digital transactions. In healthcare, much of that buzz centers on the innovation, investment, and collaboration Change Healthcare is marshaling so payers, providers, and consumers can benefit from blockchain. A pivotal moment in blockchain's history occurred when Change Healthcare CEO Neil De Crescenzo announced the launch of the first major blockchain solution for healthcare at the Distributed: Health 2017 Conference in Nashville. Watch Neil's keynote to get all the details. In a nutshell, the Change Healthcare Intelligent Healthcare Network™ will support blockchain transactions by the…

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Claims Processing Interoperable

Claims processing interoperable

  • August 2, 2017

Change Healthcare announced that its ClaimsXten™and ClaimsXten™ Select claims auditing solutions are now both interoperable with Pegasystems Claims Processing, McKnight’s reports. Read the article

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Change Healthcare And Pegasystems Connect Claims Payment Systems

Change Healthcare and Pegasystems Connect Claims Payment Systems

  • August 1, 2017

Change Healthcare announced today that its ClaimsXten and ClaimsXten Select now interoperate with Pegasystems Claims Processing, helping payers ensure fast, accurate payment in compliance with internal and CMS medical policies and guidelines—all within their familiar Pegasystems workflows. Read the news release

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Simple Tips To Rein In Rising Consumer Collection Costs

Simple tips to rein in rising consumer collection costs

  • July 25, 2017

As rising patient collections efforts place greater demands on existing revenue cycle resources, physicians need to rethink their collections processes. One area worth focusing on is ensuring strategies are in place to capture payments more efficiently. In a new piece on ModernMedicine.com, Stuart Hanson, Senior VP and GM of Consumer Payment Solutions at Change Healthcare, shares thoughts on adopting a communication strategy tailored to patients’ needs. Read the article

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Bundles In A Bind? Cardiac Care Models Expected To Prevail

Bundles in a Bind? Cardiac Care Models Expected to Prevail

  • June 30, 2017

Cardiovascular Business reports the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has delayed the launch of a new episode payment model affecting three types of cardiac care, from July 1 to the beginning of 2018. But that doesn’t mean providers and hospitals should ease back on bundles’ preparations. Read the article

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Reinventing Claims Payment For A Value-Based World

Reinventing Claims Payment for a Value-Based World

  • June 8, 2017

The health care industry’s claims payment system is frustrating, inefficient, and prone to errors, according to a new Op-Ed in Morning Consult. But Amy Larsson says one way to overcome these challenges is to start automating disparate payment systems to reduce manual interventions and thus the errors they might introduce. Read the article

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Reinventing Claims Payment For A Value-Based World

Reinventing Claims Payment for a Value-Based World

  • June 6, 2017

By Amy Larsson RN, BSN, MBA The U.S. healthcare industry’s claims-payment system is frustrating to providers, payers, and patients alike. Inefficiency and a systemwide tendency for error wastes precious resources, worsens miscommunication and mistrust among all stakeholders, and inhibits the ability to transition to value-based approaches that achieve better outcomes. We need to rethink our industry’s disjointed and siloed approach in order to solve a very integrated problem. Despite billions invested in achieving efficient claims payment, more than 7% of claims are not paid correctly the first time, the second time, and sometimes even the third time.¹ The remediation process…

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