Change Healthcare CTO Aaron Symanski Talking Business & Blockchain At Becker’s Symposium

Change Healthcare CTO Aaron Symanski Talking Business & Blockchain at Becker’s Symposium

  • September 15, 2017

With the use of blockchain in healthcare drawing increased interest, it’s time to learn how this distributed ledger technology can benefit you and your business. To that end, Change Healthcare Chief Technology Officer Aaron Symanski will take the stage at Becker’s 3rd Annual Health IT + Revenue Cycle Conference in Chicago September 21, with a focused presentation on blockchain. Symanski’s session, “Blockchain: How to Think About its Role in the Business Needs of Healthcare,” kicks off at 1:35 p.m. in the Columbus IJ room at Chicago’s Hyatt Regency. He’ll explain what blockchain actually is and does, and present ways to…

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Neil De Crescenzo To Keynote At Distributed: Health 2017 Conference

Neil de Crescenzo to Keynote at Distributed: Health 2017 Conference

  • September 15, 2017

Change Healthcare CEO Neil de Crescenzo will be the opening keynote speaker at the Distributed: Health 2017 conference in Nashville on September 25, a blockchain conference tailored for the healthcare industry. It’s the second year Distributed: Health will be held for healthcare leaders interested in learning how blockchain’s distributed ledger technology is impacting the industry. Change Healthcare is a co-host of the two-day event. Following de Crescenzo’s opening remarks at 9:00 a.m., Change Healthcare CTO Aaron Symanski will speak at a session titled “The Future of Payment Models.” At the 10:30 presentation, Symanski will be joined by Francois de Brantes,…

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Change Healthcare Health Economist Speaks At Healthcare Leadership Council In Washington

Change Healthcare Health Economist Speaks at Healthcare Leadership Council in Washington

  • September 15, 2017

Jim Dalen, Health Economist at Change Healthcare, recently participated in a panel discussion organized by the Healthcare Leadership Council, of which Change Healthcare is member, about the impact of social conditions on health in Washington, DC. The Council held the briefing titled, “Outside the Hospital Walls: Addressing the Social Determinants of Health for High-Need Patients,” to address the role determinants play in the quality and cost of care. Along with Change Healthcare, the event featured experts from Baxter, Maxim Healthcare Services, and Novo Nordisk. The collaboratively insightful presentations focused on varying approaches to assisting high-need patients away from the doctor’s…

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Reimbursement Hike, Other Changes Coming To Hospice

Reimbursement Hike, Other Changes Coming to Hospice

  • September 12, 2017

By Rhonda Perrin Oakes, RN, CHPN, Regulatory Analyst, Change Healthcare The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the hospice final rule for FY2018, increasing overall Medicare hospice payments by 1% after adjustments for inflation. The aggregate increase is expected to be $180 million, which follows a 2.1% ($350 million) reimbursement increase for FY2017. The final rule also notes that Hospice Compare is expected to be operational in August 2017 and provides updates on existing and upcoming quality and reporting measures. Here’s a look at measures most expected to impact hospice organizations. Hospice Compare Initially, only information from the…

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Achieving Transparency In Healthcare

Achieving transparency in healthcare

  • September 2, 2017

A recent special report in Modern Healthcare takes a closer look at how Change Healthcare is utilizing transparency and analytics to help one payer better manage its episodes of care. Read the article

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Improving Patient Communications And Price Transparency

Improving patient communications and price transparency

  • August 29, 2017

With the healthcare market driving higher out-of-pocket responsibilities, more patients are comparison shopping for non-emergency medical procedures, and providers need to furnish accurate pre-service estimates. Health Management Technology reports on how Iowa’s Henry County Health Center streamlined a costly, time-consuming process with help from Change Healthcare and its RelayClearance Plus patient access suite. Read the article

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