Navigation Links
Rollout of New Health Care Provider Tools Creates Meaningful Transactions to Streamline Medical Claims
Date:6/15/2009

New tools help Highmark members navigate health insurance

PITTSBURGH, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Collaboration within the health care system and administrative efficiencies are fundamental elements to any number of today's health care reform proposals in Washington, DC. New tools from Highmark to conduct real-time claims processing and real-time member liability estimation are driving collaboration and streamlining medical claims processing right in health care provider offices.

Real-time claims processing and real-time member liability estimation assist physicians and other providers to receive payment for their services and relieves the guesswork for members about the cost of their medical treatment. With real-time claims processing and real-time member liability estimation, Highmark members know their actual out-of-pocket health care costs based on their benefits when they schedule and/or receive health care services. Physicians can discuss the costs with members and make payment arrangements or collect payment at the time care is delivered.

Through real-time tools, Highmark's network providers -- physicians, hospitals, imaging centers, ambulatory surgical centers and other types of providers -- are now able to determine a member's financial obligation before a service is rendered and to collect payment when the member receives care. Providers submitting real-time claims may also receive the portion of the payment that comes from Highmark in a shorter timeframe than in the past.

About 250 providers across Highmark's 49-county service area in Western and Central Pennsylvania began using real-time tools during the initial roll-out period, which began in November 2008. During January and February 2009, these providers submitted nearly 10,000 transactions that identified approximately $395,000 worth of payments due from members.

These real-time capabilities are especially help
'/>"/>

SOURCE Highmark Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Activist Groups Plea to Indian Prime Minister: Rollout Second-Line AIDS Treatment!
2. K2 Sports Announces New Endurance Suncare Product Rollout for 2008
3. PharMEDium Announces National Rollout of Electronic 222 Ordering Initiative
4. HCCA Web Conference Offers Forum on Medicares Nationwide Rollout of the Recovery Audit Contractors (RAC) Program
5. Penn study finds pro-death proteins required to regulate healthy immune function
6. UCLA researchers identify markers that may predict diabetes in still-healthy people
7. Air pollution linked to cardiovascular risk indices in healthy young adults
8. More proof needed of safety and quality of electronic personal health records
9. Health care incentive model offers collaborative approach
10. Loneliness is bad for your health
11. Mailman School of Public Health study examines link between racial discrimination and substance use
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 Woodloch Pines, an all-inclusive ... selected by TripAdvisor as the number one best large hotel ... in the world for their annual Travelers’ Choice Awards. ... . The website is home to millions of unbiased and ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 Padre Murphy's and Owner ... of Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA). The PPHA's ... in getting everyone, including NFL greats, treated for obstructive sleep ... leading groups supporting the cause in the valley. The most ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 The Incredible Bulk is a ... to increase lean muscle by up to 30lbs in less ... attention of HealthyandFitZone.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative review. , ... a step-by-step, scientific diet formula that allows the body to ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Minn. (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Blue Cross ... those Minnesotans who exemplify what it means to “Live Fearless.” ... chance for people to share their stories about how they ... or simply inspired others by living in the moment. By ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... The federal court overseeing thousands of vaginal ... Southern District of West Virginia has upheld a $2 million ... bellwether trial. In an Order dated January 21st, the Court ... that C.R. Bard had not proven a miscarriage of justice. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:TripAdvisor Names Woodloch Pines Best Hotel for Families in America 2Health News:TripAdvisor Names Woodloch Pines Best Hotel for Families in America 3Health News:Padre Murphy's Holds NFL Retired Players Association Party Star Studded Event With Bud Light and Pro Player Health Alliance Sponsoring 2Health News:Padre Murphy's Holds NFL Retired Players Association Party Star Studded Event With Bud Light and Pro Player Health Alliance Sponsoring 3Health News:The Incredible Bulk: Review Examining Ben Pakulski’s Brand New Bulking Muscle Building Diet Program Released 2Health News:Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota to Showcase “Faces of Fearless” 2Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4
... By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, Aug. ... doubt heard plaintive wails from your child as you traverse ... you may have wondered, what makes even preschoolers yearn so ... meal in the brightly colored box? New research ...
... Hamilton, ON (August 17, 2011) Active children ... effective way of countering dehydration than a sports drink ... That,s particularly important during hot summer weather, says Brian ... Medicine Program at McMaster and principal investigator of the ...
... -- Elderly people with extra body fat may not live ... to a new study that contradicts previous research. In ... for changes in their weight, researchers found a higher body ... shorter life expectancy. "We had a unique opportunity to ...
... $25 billion is spent annually on treating chronic wounds on ... the quality of life of more than six million people ... wounds and skin ulcers are related to venous disease (conditions ... abnormal). Many treatment options are available, but the quality of ...
... , WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17 (HealthDay News) -- ... than one-third of lower leg injuries treated in U.S. ... Alternative approaches to treatment, such as an emergency hotline ... emergency department resources, researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital in ...
... 16, 2011) A co-worker,s rudeness can have a great ... Baylor University study published online in the Journal of ... can be so intense that, at the end of the ... the well-being of the worker,s family and partner, who in ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Cartoon Characters Prod Kids to Nag for Unhealthy Foods 2Health News:Cartoon Characters Prod Kids to Nag for Unhealthy Foods 3Health News:Being Overweight May Take Years Off Seniors' Lives 2Health News:Johns Hopkins Evidence-based Practice Center awarded $475,000 project 2Health News:Johns Hopkins Evidence-based Practice Center awarded $475,000 project 3Health News:Sprained Ankles Straining ER Resources, Study Finds 2Health News:Baylor University study finds consequences of co-worker rudeness are far-reaching 2
(Date:1/23/2015)... BETHESDA, Md. , Jan. 23, 2015  Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. ... developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for operable and inoperable solid ... will present at the 7 th Annual Phacilitate Immunotherapy ... NW Bio,s presentation at Phacilitate will take place on January ...
(Date:1/23/2015)...  Pete Rose, baseball,s all-time hits leader, is the new spokesperson ... Ducere Pharma has announced. "Pete,s a Hall of ... him on board with Myoflex," said Ducere Pharma Chief Executive ... who is known across all generations. The passion and intensity ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... Cord Blood America, Inc. ( www.cordblood-america.com ) (OTC Bulletin ... a Preliminary Proxy Statement, Schedule 14A, with the U.S. Securities ... update for shareholders detailing why a "YES" vote to increase ... Shareholders, As we reflect upon the 2014 fiscal ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:NW Bio To Present At The 7th Annual Phacilitate Immunotherapy Forum 2NW Bio To Present At The 7th Annual Phacilitate Immunotherapy Forum 3Pete Rose bets on Myoflex to relieve aches and pains 2Cord Blood America Announces Preliminary Proxy Filing and Details Why a "YES" Vote to Increase Authorized Shares Is Requested 2Cord Blood America Announces Preliminary Proxy Filing and Details Why a "YES" Vote to Increase Authorized Shares Is Requested 3Cord Blood America Announces Preliminary Proxy Filing and Details Why a "YES" Vote to Increase Authorized Shares Is Requested 4
... 8, 2012  Janssen Research & Development, LLC today ... study of ZYTIGA® (abiraterone acetate) plus prednisone for ... with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) who have ... is an international, randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study that ...
... 2012  For many women, the decision to get pregnant can ... to a survey conducted for SpermCheck® Fertility , 42% ... pregnant once they started trying. Yet just 10% say their ... million couples will experience conception issues and about 50% of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Study Unblinded: ZYTIGA® (abiraterone acetate) Plus Prednisone for Asymptomatic or Mildly Symptomatic Chemotherapy-Naive Patients with Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer 2Study Unblinded: ZYTIGA® (abiraterone acetate) Plus Prednisone for Asymptomatic or Mildly Symptomatic Chemotherapy-Naive Patients with Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer 3Study Unblinded: ZYTIGA® (abiraterone acetate) Plus Prednisone for Asymptomatic or Mildly Symptomatic Chemotherapy-Naive Patients with Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer 4Study Unblinded: ZYTIGA® (abiraterone acetate) Plus Prednisone for Asymptomatic or Mildly Symptomatic Chemotherapy-Naive Patients with Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer 5Study Unblinded: ZYTIGA® (abiraterone acetate) Plus Prednisone for Asymptomatic or Mildly Symptomatic Chemotherapy-Naive Patients with Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer 6Perceptions on Conception 2Perceptions on Conception 3
Anterior Chamber Needle, 30 g. Angled. 5 mm angled tip. Overall length 20 mm. 5/box....
Anterior Chamber Needle, 23 g. Angled. 7 mm angled tip. Overall length 23 mm. 5/box....
Anterior Chamber Needle, 20 g. Angled. 7 mm angled tip. Overall length 23 mm. 5/box....
Hydrodissection / Aspiration Cannula, 25 g. Angled with right hook. 10 mm angled shaft with 2.5 mm right hook tip. Overall length 20 mm. 5/box....
Medicine Products: