NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Emdeon Business Services announced today that they have launched 16 new Delta Dental payers for insurance eligibility and benefits verification. Emdeon is offering these transactions through its vendor partners and through the Emdeon suite of products for dental practices including Emdeon Dental Provider Services (DPS), Emdeon's interactive web portal. Emdeon Business Services now offers dental practices nationwide real-time eligibility and claim status connectivity to over 100 commercial payers including Aetna, Cigna, MetLife and 28 Delta Dental plans, as well as BlueCross plans and state Medicaid plans. This is in addition to Emdeon's current dental claim connectivity to over 300 dental payers.
During the past 12 months, Emdeon Business Services has powered more than one million real-time transactions for more than 6,700 dental offices and 40 channel partners. Emdeon is actively engaged in developing innovative interactive transactions that will allow dental practices to operate more efficiently and effectively.
"Our dental eligibility payer list has more than doubled over the past few months which is a tremendous benefit for dental practices across the country," said Philip Hardin, Executive Vice President of Emdeon Business Services. "By offering dentists efficient, real-time access to plan coverage information, we can empower practices and patients to make more informed decisions regarding patient care while enabling payers to improve their service levels to these constituents."
Emdeon Business Services is endorsed by ADA Member Advantage(SM) and 49 state associations. "In a continuing effort to add value to ADA(R) member dentists, ADA Member Advantage fully endorses Emdeon's efforts to expand the availability of electronic transactions in the marketplace," said Dr. James Bramson, Executive Director, American Dental Association. "The ADA and Emdeon both are firmly committed to enhancing the availability, ease of use and efficiency of electronic transactions in a dental practice."
Emdeon's extensive health information network processes more than 3.5 billion transactions annually on behalf of payers and providers. With more than 300,000 healthcare providers utilizing its revenue cycle management services, Emdeon leads the industry with a full suite of eligibility, claims, denial management, patient billing and payment solutions.
About Emdeon Business Services
Emdeon Business Services is a leading provider of revenue cycle management and clinical communication solutions that enables payers, providers and patients to improve healthcare business processes. Our solutions are designed to simplify the business and improve the delivery of healthcare for providers, payers and patients. Emdeon Business Services is owned by General Atlantic LLC and HLTH Corporation (Nasdaq: HLTH). For more information, visit http://www.emdeon.com.
ADA Member Advantage(SM) is a service mark of the American Dental Association; ADA is a registered trademark of the American Dental Association
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