Emdeon First to Launch Industry-wide Testing Exchange for ICD-10

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Emdeon Inc., a leading provider of healthcare revenue and payment cycle management and clinical information exchange solutions, today announced the launch of the first of its kind self-service testing exchange solution for ICD-10 claims. The Testing Exchange for ICD-10 allows providers and channel partners to submit ICD-10 test claims and receive Emdeon claim status feedback. Participating payers can then receive the accepted test claims via Emdeon's easy-to-use, self-service ON24/7 customer service portal. 

The Emdeon Testing Exchange for ICD-10 offers the following services:

  • Provider submission of an unlimited volume of test claims
  • Claim status feedback to providers of clearinghouse testing results
  • Aggregation of accepted  test claims for payers to use in their testing processes

The Emdeon Testing Exchange for ICD-10 uses existing submitter communication and reporting preferences to make the provider/vendor submission and clearinghouse feedback process simple. Further, the self-service nature of the testing exchange allows payers to drive their own timetable for requesting and receiving natively coded test claims from providers. There is no additional software required and testing services are being offered to Emdeon provider, channel partner and payer customers at no charge.

"Emdeon is ready for ICD-10 and we greatly appreciate the collaboration with our customers who have helped us create a rock solid testing environment," said Miriam Paramore, executive vice president of product development and corporate strategy for Emdeon. "We will continue to work with government entities, our customers and our trading partners to make the ICD-10 transition as seamless as possible."

Additional materials to help guide Emdeon customers as they begin their ICD-10 testing also are available at Emdeon's one-stop resource center, www.HIPAASimplified.com, which supports organizations preparing for regulatory mandates.

About Emdeon
Emdeon is a leading provider of revenue and payment cycle management and clinical information exchange solutions, connecting payers, providers and patients in the U.S. healthcare system. Emdeon's offerings integrate and automate key business and administrative functions of its payer and provider customers throughout the patient encounter. Through the use of Emdeon's comprehensive suite of solutions, which are designed to easily integrate with existing technology infrastructures, customers are able to improve efficiency, reduce costs, increase cash flow and more efficiently manage the complex revenue and payment cycle and clinical information exchange processes. For more information, visit www.emdeon.com.

SOURCE Emdeon Inc.



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