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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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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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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Hospitals Struggle With The Dilemma Of Patients Hit By High Deductibles

Hospitals struggle with the dilemma of patients hit by high deductibles

  • June 28, 2017

In a Modern Healthcare article on hospitals' methods for dealing with patients saddled with high-deductible plans, Henry County Health Center CFO David Muhs tells how the 25-bed critical-access hospital uses Change Healthcare revenue cycle solutions to give patients a solid cost estimate prior to service. Read the article

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Change Healthcare Analysis Shows $262 Billion In Medical Claims Initially Denied, Meaning Billions In Administrative Costs

Change Healthcare analysis shows $262 billion in medical claims initially denied, meaning billions in administrative costs

  • June 27, 2017

A new study by Change Healthcare released at the 2017 HFMA ANI conference in Orlando this week revealed compelling statistics about claims denials and their financial impact on hospitals. Citing the results of the new Change Healthcare Healthy Hospital Revenue Cycle Index, Healthcare Finance reported that out of roughly $3 trillion in medical claims submitted by hospitals in the U.S. last year, around 9% of charges, or $262 billion, were initially denied. Read the article

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