"The bottom line is that this solution is going to help us reach new levels of integration with our customers and partners, and make us a more agile organization." Charles C. Emery, Jr., Ph.D.Sr. V.P. Information Systems and C.I.O.Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield of New Jersey The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) mandates standardization in electronic healthcare administration. Washington Publishing Company (WPC)-the main publisher of HIPAA implementation guides-and Microsoft have developed a state-of-the-art solution to help the healthcare industry make this transition smoothly. Based on Microsoft BizTalk Server 2000 plus technology from WPC, this standards-based solution for electronic data interchange helps reduce HIPAA compliance costs by accelerating transactions and eliminating paper-shuffling among providers, plans, patients, and payers. Find out about: * THE FUNDAMENTALS: Learn about the origins of HIPAA, who it affects, its goals and compliance dates, and how it impacts existing information systems. * THE BUSINESS CASE: Get the facts about the long-term benefits of HIPAA and the logistical consequences of using paper-based claims systems.
* THE SOLUTION: Find out how the technology in the Microsoft and WPC solution works to help you manage enrollment, claims, payments, and other transactions.
Publisher: Microsoft Press,U.S.
Weight: 544 g
Dimensions: 229 x 187 x 14 mm