CAQH® announced today that its board of directors has elected David S. Wichmann, executive vice president, UnitedHealth Group and president, UnitedHealth Group Operations, to serve as the new board chair.
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CAQH BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTS DAVID WICHMANN
OF UNITEDHEALTH GROUP AS NEW CHAIRMAN
HEALTH CARE SERVICE CORPORATION SELECTS UPD AS PROVIDER DATA SOLUTION
Nationally Recognized Utility Chosen to Streamline Credentialing for Physicians and Allied Healthcare Professionals in Four States
CAQH® announced today that Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) has selected the Universal Provider Datasource® (UPD®) to streamline provider data collection. HCSC will use the UPD service to electronically gather provider data for credentialing and other uses, such as member directories.
HCSC is a Chicago-based health benefits company serving 12.4 million members. It is the fourth largest health insurer and the biggest customer-owned health insurer in the United States.
BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD OF TENNESSEE ACHIEVES CAQH CORE PHASE II CERTIFICATION
Increased Adoption of Administrative Data Exchange and Interoperability Rules Enhance Service for 3 Million Members
CAQH® announced today that BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee (BCBST) has achieved certification for its implementation of the CAQH Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange® (CORE®) Phase II rules. The certification will benefit more than 3 million insured members of the Tennessee health plan.
CIGNA ACHIEVES CORE PHASE I CERTIFICATION
Nearly 600,000 Providers Nationwide Can Access Streamlined Eligibility and Benefits Data From One of the Nation’s Largest Plans
CAQH® announced today that CIGNA has earned certification for electronically exchanging administrative data, for more than 11 million medical customers, using the CAQH Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange® (CORE®) Phase I operating rules. The CORE rules are improving the flow and data content of administrative exchanges between providers and health plans.
20 HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS SET TO ACHIEVE CAQH CORE PHASE II RULES CERTIFICATION
Increased Adoption of Enhanced Administrative Data Exchange and Interoperability Rules Expected to Generate Continuous Stepwise Savings
CAQH® announced today that twenty health plans, clearinghouses, providers and health information technology vendors have achieved or will certify their implementation of the CAQH Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange® (CORE) Phase II rules. Recently, six organizations joined CORE as participants, three others have endorsed and another four achieved Phase I certification.
NEW YORK STATE ADOPTS UNIVERSAL PROVIDER DATASOURCE TO REDUCE ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS FOR MEDICAID
America’s Second Largest Medicaid System Streamlines Provider Data Collection and Enrollment
CAQH®, announced today that the New York State Department of Health, Office of Health Insurance Programs (New York Medicaid) has chosen the Universal Provider Datasource® (UPD) to electronically collect standardized provider data for participants in the state Medicaid program. The second largest program of its kind in the United States, New York Medicaid covers approximately 4.3 million residents.
CAQH AND VERISIGN PILOT INDUSTRY SOLUTION FOR SECURE DATA EXCHANGE
Health Plans and Providers to Evolve Electronic Transactions Authentication
CAQH®, a non-profit alliance of health plans and trade associations working to simplify healthcare administration, is joining with VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN) to conduct a pilot program demonstrating the secure authentication that is essential to the national agenda for health IT interoperability.
ARMY NATIONAL GUARD CENTRALIZED CREDENTIALING PROGRAM WINS EXCALIBUR AWARD
The Army National Guard’s centralized credentialing program was awarded the prestigious Surgeon General’s Excalibur Award at the Military Health System Conference held last week in Washington, DC.
National Plans Improve Provider Access to Consistent Electronic Eligibility,
Benefits and Claims Data for 50 Million Members
CAQH® announced today that Aetna and WellPoint, together serving over 50 million members, are the first national health plans to earn certification for electronically exchanging administrative data using the CAQH Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange® (CORE) Phase II rules.
FIRST VENDOR EXCLUSIVELY PROVIDING MEDICAID SERVICE ACHIEVES CORE CERTIFICATION, DEMONSTRATES ADVANCE OF INDUSTRY SOLUTION
Thirteen New Entities Working with Over a Million Providers Join in Helping Develop Rules that Streamline Electronic Administrative Data Exchange
CAQH® announced today that its Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange® (CORE) initiative is advancing its goal to provide an electronic data exchange solution that can support all payers, public and private alike. CAQH has awarded CORE-certification to the first vendor solely focused on offering Medicaid services. Moreover, CAQH has achieved increased support from twelve other organizations since April.