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HealthAxis Group to exhibit at AHIP Institute

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HealthAxis Group to exhibit at AHIP Institute Location: Music City Center | Nashville, Tennessee Date: June 19, 2019 – June 21, 2019 HealthAxis Group is teaming up with our newest company, Analytics Partners at the AHIP Institute & Expo 2019. We are showcasing our comprehensive technology platform and services including: our core benefit administration system, web-based self-service portals, business process outsourcing services, and analytic solutions. Together, we are driving out inefficiencies in healthcare by providing alternatives to crippling legacy technologies and outdated ideologies. Join us at booth 719 and experience […]
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HealthAxis Group to exhibit at TIPAAA 24th Annual National Meeting

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HealthAxis Group to exhibit at The Independent Physician Association of America’s 24th Annual National Meeting Location: Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Orlando FL Date: March 21st, 2018 – March 23rd, 2018 HealthAxis Group will be attending the TIPAAA 24th Annual National Meeting to showcase our core stack technology platform including our Core Benefit Administration System and Web-Based Self-Service Portals as well as providing further information on our EHR/PM and Provider Solutions. For more information and to register, visit: https://tipaaa.com/annual-meeting/ About HealthAxis Group, LLC Through its affiliated companies, HealthAxis Group provides outstanding information technology […]
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Three reasons telemedicine will grow in 2017

6 things keeping CIOs up at night

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CIOs are acutely aware of the security complications medical devices and telehealth bring. “Last month, LexisNexis brought together 30 high-level executives, most of whom were CIOs from hospitals, nursing homes and health plans of all sizes from across the county to find out what data-related issues are weighing on them most as we get further into 2018. Ed Domansky, LexisNexis manager of media and analyst relations, and Erin Benson, Director of market planning, said six major themes emerged from their responses. It seems merger and acquisition activity sent waves through […]
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HealthAxis Group to exhibit at TIPAAA 23rd Annual National Meeting

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HealthAxis Group to exhibit at The Independent Physician Association of America’s 23rd Annual National Meeting Location: Harrah’s Hotel & Casino, New Orleans, LA From Date: March 28, 2018 To: March 30, 2018 HealthAxis Group will be exhibiting at TIPAAA’s 23rd Annual National Meeting at Harrah’s Hotel & Casino in New Orleans, LA March 28-30, 2018, booth #43.  We will be showcasing our core stack technology platform including our Core Benefit Administration System and Web-Based Self-Service Portals as well as providing further information on our EHR/PM and Provider Solutions.  For more information […]
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The Next Obamacare Battleground: Subsidies For Out-Of-Pocket Costs

Reducing healthcare costs not one-size-fits-all, report finds

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A new Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) report that reviewed healthcare costs for five states found huge differences concerning costs and drivers. “The NRHI said bringing the higher than average cost states (Colorado and Minnesota) down to the average could potentially save more than $1 billion. The researchers added that the healthcare industry needs to address both price and utilization to make healthcare more affordable. There’s not a one-size-fits-all approach to reducing costs either. For instance, one region may have higher utilization. In that case, engaging physicians to consider […]
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Three reasons telemedicine will grow in 2017

Biggest Health IT wins for new spending bill

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HIMSS Senior Director of Congressional Affairs broke down how the massive spending bill will boost telehealth, Medicaid and other crucial health IT needs. “Congressional leaders passed the spending bill last night, after a 5-hour government shutdown. Senate passed the spending bill around 1:45 a.m. with a 71-28 vote, while the House pushed through the legislation at about 5:30 this morning with a 240-186 vote. One of the biggest gains from the budget was the inclusion of the CHRONIC Care Act, which unanimously passed the Senate in September. HIMSS provided technical […]
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5 trends in Healthcare Analytics for 2018

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In a recent white paper, Tableau outlines significant trends in healthcare analytics for 2018. “Leaders of The demand for higher quality care at lower cost, among other trends, will drive the use of healthcare information technology in general and analytics applications in particular this year. Growth efforts to engage patients and better manage patient populations also are expected to drive the need to capture data and gain insight from it. According to Tableau, as a result 2018 reveals the pent up demand for better healthcare IT and analytics that drive […]
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The rise and risk of IoT in healthcare

AI funding exceeds $1B in 2017

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Report confirms what industry watchers have already been noticing: Artificial intelligence in healthcare is hot. “The quality and reliability of the data feeding AI solutions is particularly crucial to AI’s ultimate value in healthcare, and that could be a problem given lack of clear data standards. Progress on interoperability has been slow, but CMS Administrator Seema Verma said in town hall webcast this week with American Hospital Association CEO and President Rick Pollack that the agency is interested in seeing movement on the issue.” Read the full article. Check out […]
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CMS MBI Notification

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Client Notification Date:  February 15, 2018 Topic: MBI Purpose: The following notification is to inform our Medicare Health Plan clients that HealthAxis Group is following CMS protocols and will be fully compliant with the project to receive & store the new MBI number that will be assigned to Medicare members. CMS Social Security Number Removal Initiative (SSNRI) The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 mandates the removal of the Social Security Number (SSN)-based HICN from Medicare cards to address current risk of beneficiary medical identity theft. Therefore, the […]
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Providers: Email is main data breach culprit

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A recent survey by Mimecast and HIMSS Analytics states that providers overwhelmingly rank email as the No. 1 source of potential data breaches  “Of physicians who experienced a cyberattack, nearly three in 10 with medium practices reported nearly an entire day of downtime as a result. As with the Mimecast-HIMSS survey, sharing personal health data between providers was a high priority. The survey data also show providers are looking to strengthen security. Nearly all of the respondents, about 95%, said preventing malware and/or ransomware attack is a top priority in […]
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