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Advalent Supports CMS Edge Server Data Reporting on Amazon Web Services (AWS)

To the relief of some health insurers and the frustration of other payers, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced the option for healthcare insurers to use the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud to host edge server data reporting for CMS reinsurance (RI) and risk adjustment (RA) calculations. Read More…

ICD-10 Transition: Coding for ICD-9 and ICD-10 at the Same Time

As the U.S. stumbles forward in the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 diagnoses and inpatient procedure codes for healthcare services, U.S. health plans are stuck in limbo. ICD-9 will continue to be required until at least October 1, 2015, before it is replaced by ICD-10. Read More…

How to manage ACO cash flow and reap Medicare Shared Savings rewards

Many early Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are experiencing cost-flow challenges and data problems, reports Healthcare Payer News. ACOs need healthcare IT solutions to track and demonstrate the quality of their provider healthcare and care delivery costs, but IT healthcare solutions are often very expensive and require with a huge upfront investment. Read More…