Emdeon is a healthcare improvement platform powered by an intelligent network. “We provide leading business, technology and information solutions to transform the financial and clinical aspects of healthcare,” says Neil E. de Crescenzo, CEO, Emdeon. On the revenue cycle management side, Emdeon offers a suite of solutions to optimize the revenue generation. The suite comprises of solutions like Emdeon Patient Access Master, Emdeon Claim Master, Emdeon Payment Automation, and Emdeon Patient Connect.
Emdeon's Patient Access Master is designed for hospitals and health systems for the purpose of eligibility, real-time benefits, verification in batches, patient responsibility estimation, address validation, and healthcare risk scoring. It enables evaluation of medical necessities to deliver a comprehensive patient financial record for making payments effectively. Similarly, managing patients’ payments, checks, ERA's are critical tasks for providers to make the billing procedure simpler.
We provide leading business, technology and information solutions to transform the financial and clinical aspects of healthcare
eliminate the manual processes associated with billing and required a platform to execute online payments. After analyzing several solutions, CIHC decided to partner with Emdeon to reduce the burden on their staff in the billing service. Emdeon implemented Patient pay online solution to simplify the entire billing procedure. With such a patient-friendly solution, the hospital improved their revenues in a more modernized way and the costs in printing and mailing the bills drastically reduced.
By effectively driving workflow optimization in the healthcare arena, Emdeon has now rebranded to 'Change Healthcare' to reflect its diverse capabilities and solutions. “We’ve initiated this idea to evolve our brand image in the healthcare market with significant impact on our business,” says Crescenzo. As part of their expansion strategy, Emdeon has acquired Altegra Health to combine their intelligent platform with cloud-based analytics platform for a better position and to offer more support to their clients.