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WASHINGTON, DC - 10/27/16

CAQH, a nonprofit alliance creating shared initiatives to streamline the business of healthcare, has been selected by Modern Healthcare as one of the 2016 Best Places to Work in Healthcare.

“CAQH is committed to fostering a workplace of excellence where employees are encouraged to offer innovative ideas, make valuable contributions as individuals and support each other’s efforts,” said CAQH Executive Director Robin J. Thomashauer. “This recognition also underlines our commitment to a strong set of values and practices that enable us to attract and retain a stellar workforce.” 

Accurate Provider Data Critical to Improving Quality, Costs of Healthcare Delivery

WASHINGTON, DC - 9/28/16

Full industry collaboration is required to develop an effective approach to collecting, maintaining and disseminating accurate, high-quality data from healthcare providers, according to a new white paper from the non-profit alliance CAQH. “Defining the Provider Data Dilemma: Challenges, Opportunities and Call for Industry Collaboration,” will inform the discussion when healthcare industry leaders gather in Washington on Sept. 29 at the 2016 Provider Data Summit, hosted by CAQH, to explore the topic.

Business partners help health plans meet ACA requirements and promote secure and efficient exchange of administrative data


Health plan trading partners are increasingly seeking CORE Certification as a way to help their clients improve administrative processes and meet Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements, according to the CAQH Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange (CORE).  CAQH CORE has awarded nearly 300 Certifications to date, nearly half of which are to entities that facilitate efficient electronic transactions for health plans.   

New Industry Progress Report Finds Increasing Adoption of Fully Electronic Claims-Related Processes, But Opportunity for Significant Improvement Remains

WASHINGTON, DC - 3/30/16

The U.S. healthcare system is unnecessarily spending billions of dollars each year by continuing to use manual administrative processes for basic transactions, according to the 2015 CAQH Index® released today. Despite steady increases in the industry adoption of HIPAA electronic administrative transactions, the report emphasizes a remaining opportunity to save more than $8 billion each year.

Leader in Provider Data Enables 1.3 Million Providers to Use Self-Reported Information in CAQH ProView to Meet New Regulations

WASHINGTON, DC - 2/17/16

The non-profit alliance CAQH today announced a new, fully-electronic solution to improve the quality of provider data in health plan directories. Launching as regulatory requirements increase for accurate provider directory information, DirectAssure is designed to help relieve the associated burden on healthcare providers.