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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The Genetic Testing Conundrum

The Genetic Testing Conundrum

  • July 28, 2017

By Lynanne B. Morganstern, MD, MBA Medical Director, InterQual Care Planning Genetic tests are revolutionizing more than medicine. They’re revolutionizing the doctor-patient experience as they increasingly become a consumer-driven service. And that’s raising questions for providers and challenges for payers. The direct-to-consumer 23andMe DNA test kit was FDA-approved in early April. For $200, anyone can order a test that reports on genetic markers for certain health conditions, and genetic variants for certain health conditions’ carrier status. For just $50 more, consumers can order the Color test panel which looks at 30 genes to provide a risk assessment for common hereditary…

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Change Healthcare Getting New CFO

Change Healthcare getting new CFO

  • July 26, 2017

Change Healthcare has recruited a longtime TransUnion executive Al Hamood, who will take over next month as the company’s Chief Financial Officer, the Nashville Post reports. Read the article

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More Than Price Transparency: Patients Need Information Transparency

More Than Price Transparency: Patients Need Information Transparency

  • July 25, 2017

Most patients find it difficult to locate timely, accurate, and complete health data, but that data is precisely what they need now to make health decisions they’ve never had to make before. In his column on Health IT Outcomes, Tate McDaniel, Senior VP of Engagement Solutions at Change Healthcare, makes the case for the rising importance of information transparency. Read the article

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Change Healthcare Appoints Samuel Allen Hamood as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

  • July 25, 2017

Change Healthcare announced the appointment of Samuel Allen (Al) Hamood as Executive VP and CFO. Mr. Hamood was most recently with TransUnion Corporation, where he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. With more than two decades of experience in finance, he starts with Change Healthcare on August 21, reporting to President and CEO Neil de Crescenzo. 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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Change Healthcare Joins Its 2nd Blockchain Group

Change Healthcare joins its 2nd blockchain group

  • July 22, 2017

Change Healthcare has joined a second consortium of healthcare companies dedicated to advancing blockchain technologies, Becker’s Health IT and CIO Review reports. Change Healthcare is the newest member of the startup Hashed Health consortium, which is boosting blockchain among healthcare organizations. Read the article

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