DST Health Solutions Support ICD-10 Compliance In Advance Of Deadline Core Administration Platforms Handle Both ICD-9 and ICD-10 Processing

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DST Health Solutions announced today that their PowerSTEPP, PowerMHC, PowerMHS and AMISYS Advance core administration platforms have been designed to support ICD-10 compliance, including both ICD-9 and ICD-10 processing. Coupled with DST's ICD-10 compliant integrated care management suite, DST Health Solutions offers one of the most comprehensive suites of clinical and administrative solutions in the industry. DST's integrated care management suite is core platform agnostic and designed to integrate with any claims administrative system.

"Our team has really gone the extra mile to ensure that our systems support ICD-10 compliance and remain flexible," said Steve Sabino, President of DST Health Solutions. "Our system configuration allows clients to effectively manage their operations based on their business needs and market demands, rather than on the limitations of their claims processing systems."

Advantages to our clients include:

  • The ability to mitigate ICD-10 challenges by carefully maintaining all customers' current configuration edits, providing a faster, lower risk ICD-10 compliance path.
  • The availability of standardized claims and benefits edits to support both ICD-9 and ICD-10 code sets.
  • The flexibility to support emerging clinical and financial reimbursement models anticipated with the application of ICD-10 by the introduction of date parameter driven ICD-9 and ICD-10 code sets.

The long-term benefits of ICD-10 are drawn from the level of granularity ICD-10 coding affords our industry, making it possible for more accurate processing and payment for claims.  In addition, the granularity is intended to lead to better clinical member outcomes and improved stakeholder relationships.  

About DST Health Solutions

DST Health Solutions, LLC delivers systems and services that help improve efficiency, reduce operational costs, increase speed to market, and facilitate medical cost management and price containment. Our clients include commercial health plans, consumer-directed plans, government plans (Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D and Medicaid) and physician practices. DST Health Solutions' enterprise applications and outsourcing services include claims processing, member and provider management, benefit plan management, new product development, care management and medical management, and decision support/analytics. DST Health Solutions is a wholly-owned subsidiary of DST Systems, Inc. For more information about DST Health Solutions, contact 800.272.4799, email inforequests@dsthealthsolutions.com or visit www.dsthealthsolutions.com.

The information and comments above may include forward-looking statements respecting DST and its businesses. Such information and comments are based on DST's views as of today, and actual actions or results could differ. There could be a number of factors affecting future actions or results, including those set forth in DST's latest periodic financial report (Form 10-K or 10-Q) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All such factors should be considered in evaluating any forward-looking comment. The Company will not update any forward-looking statements in this press release to reflect future events.

Contact:
Larry Stephenson
816-843-9087
lastephenson@dstsystems.com

SOURCE DST Health Solutions, LLC



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