Change Healthcare’s Deborah Meisner Wins Multiple Awards From WEDI

Change Healthcare’s Deborah Meisner Wins Multiple Awards from WEDI

  • December 6, 2017

Deborah Meisner, VP of Regulatory Strategy at Change Healthcare, was honored with numerous awards by the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) at WEDIcon 2017, the nonprofit HIT group's annual conference. Meisner received the Chair Award, issued by the Chair of the WEDI Board to “recognize an individual who has provided significant support to the Chair and the Board in meeting the goals of the organization.” She shared the honor with Jay Eisenstock, WEDI Chair-elect. Meisner was also honored in two other categories. She received the “Outstanding Leadership Award”, which acknowledges “Workgroup/Taskforce or Subworkgroup (SWG) co-chairs who have consistently contributed…

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Change Healthcare Addresses Looming Medicare Changes At WEDIcon 2017

Change Healthcare Addresses Looming Medicare Changes at WEDIcon 2017

  • December 6, 2017

One of the hot topics at WEDIcon 2017 was the CMS's New Medicare Card Project. This fraud prevention initiative removes Social Security numbers from Medicare cards to help fight identity theft. But changing these ID numbers creates new challenges for claims and reimbursement processing. The new cards will use a unique, randomly-assigned number called a Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI), which will replace the Social Security-based Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN) now used on Medicare cards. The CMS will begin mailing the new cards to Medicare members in April 2018. As a result, the clock is ticking for stakeholders to update…

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Steps To Building A Consumer-Centric Payment Network

Steps to Building a Consumer-Centric Payment Network

  • November 14, 2017

Cory Gaines, head of product management for network solutions at Change Healthcare, has a new feature on HFMA.org, on the value of building clinical and financial information networks that take consumer preferences into account. Read the article

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Join Change Healthcare At Becker’s 6th Annual CEO + CFO Roundtable

Join Change Healthcare at Becker’s 6th Annual CEO + CFO Roundtable

  • November 10, 2017

By Kevin Weeks, FACHE, Director, Strategic Marketing, Change Healthcare One of our favorite annual events is just around the corner: Becker’s Hospital Review CEO + CFO Roundtable kicks off November 13th and runs through the 15th at the Westin Michigan Avenue in Chicago. It's the sixth year for this must-attend gathering, with over 122 hospital CEOs, CFOs, and industry experts sharing their views on the issues, opportunities, and strategies that matter to health system executives. We'll be there in force, with Change Healthcare experts leading or driving several sessions, joined by representatives of our executive, sales, and account management leadership,…

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How To Know When You Need A Consultant

How to Know When You Need a Consultant

  • October 27, 2017

By David Gallegos Keeping up with all the changes and demands in the healthcare industry evokes the familiar analogy of ‘swimming upstream’ in a fast-moving current. It’s hard to get a firm grasp on rising costs, evolving technologies, and increasing consumer expectations, much less proactively manage them to gain an advantage. Payers have work to do that’s complex and challenging; it includes implementing innovative, value-based reimbursement methodologies, replacing legacy systems with modern software applications, and launching multi-channel communication tools to engage members and providers. While there may be resources in-house capable of researching and orchestrating these initiatives, typically they are…

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How Can We Bridge The Engagement Gap?

How Can We Bridge the Engagement Gap?

  • October 27, 2017

In a new report on Multibriefs, writer Christina Thielst cites Change Healthcare’s recent “Engagement Gap” survey. She notes that even as providers and payers push hard to boost consumer engagement, consumers say they want more substance in their healthcare experience. Read the article

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