2014

Recondo Technology Announces Omni278 UnitedHealthcare Admission Notification Service - Simplifies Submission of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) 278 Family of Authorization Messages

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Recondo Technology, a leading provider of revenue cycle solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today the release of Omni278. This service provides a standard electronic EDI 278 transaction to UnitedHealthcare conforming to new UnitedHealthcare rules for notification of a patient admission. Currently UnitedHealthcare requests hospitals to submit EDI notification of each inpatient admission within 24 hours.

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The Recondo Omni278 service offers hospitals an easy-to-implement service for delivering the admission notification to UnitedHealthcare. Omni278 facilitates the submission process by accepting admission data in a variety of forms, including an electronic file, an email message, a phone call, or a fax. Omni278 converts this information into a 278 transaction and submits it electronically. Providers then use the Recondo Control Center Worklist to obtain status of the UnitedHealthcare notification number and to manage and reconcile accounts.

"Recondo extends our software services to hospitals by making it easy to accommodate the UnitedHealthcare procedures and eliminate the risk of denial because a notification was submitted after the 24-hour deadline," said Rick Adam, Recondo Founder and CEO. "Recondo is poised to help hospitals deliver accurate and timely electronic admission notifications. As the industry moves from manual tasks to Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) formats, such as the 278 family of authorization messages, healthcare will become more efficient."

Recondo services are web-based Software as a Service (SaaS), requiring no capital budget and no additional hardware or software installation. Recondo services are developed using high-speed, high-volume rules-based processing, giving hospitals unmatched and immediate access to real-time data.

About Recondo Technology

Recondo Technology delivers powerful software services that connect patients, providers, and payers across the spectrum of US healthcare. Recondo services bring efficiencies and cost savings to healthcare payment processing, which currently costs US healthcare  a staggering $360 billion in annual expense. Recondo services automate the revenue cycle and payment cycle, from pre-scheduling to adjudication, with virtually no manual intervention.

SurePayHealth® offers an accurate statement of patient financial responsibility at Point of Service, verifying patient identity, eligibility, and benefits, and accurately calculating the patient fee. After activating SurePayHealth, hospitals increase cash collections by tens of thousands of dollars every month.

EligibilityPlus™ gives hospitals the most complete view of government and commercial patient insurance benefits available in the industry. With a complete understanding of insurance benefits, hospitals immediately identify specific coverage, simplify patient registration workflows, reduce claim rework, and assess patient liability.

Authorization-Denial Prevention (Auth-DP™) increases cash flow by reducing a hospital's costly payer denials. Auth-DP identifies precertification requirements and authorization at the front of the revenue cycle, increasing authorization coverage and reducing denials by as much as 75 percent.

Visit Recondo Technology at www.recondotech.com.

Recondo and SurePayHealth are registered trademarks of Recondo Technology. EligibilityPlus, Auth-DP, Omni278, Financial Medical Record, Patient Resource Management, and Powered by Recondo are trademarks of Recondo Technology. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of the respective trademark holders.

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