SSI Announces Agreement with Siemens Healthcare
MOBILE, Ala., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The SSI Group, Inc. (SSI) announced today that Siemens Healthcare has signed an agreement to offer a Claims Management Solutions through SSI's ClickON(R), ClickON(R)'s LinX offering, and content partnership. The ClickON(R) LinX offering will enable Siemens Healthcare customers to take advantage of a wide range of SSI services including Claims Editing and Transmission, Claim Status, Secondary Billing, Audit Tracking and Note Posting for Bill Date, Confirmation Notes, and those items identified in the Audit Tracking process. Through a comprehensive interface between SSI and Siemens Healthcare, LinX customers will be able to keep the Hospital Information System and Claims Management System in sync. For Siemens Soarian Financials(R) customers, the agreement provides SSI's payer validation edits and rules to be embedded throughout the revenue cycle workflows. The combination of the Soarian next-generation revenue cycle solution with twenty years of claim validation expertise will enable providers to improve data quality, reduce the cost to collect, and accelerate patient cash collections. "Siemens Healthcare chose SSI because of their two decades of experience in claims management and their reputation in healthcare EDI," said Janet Dillione, chief executive officer, Siemens Healthcare, Healthcare IT Business Unit. "We believe this agreement will better enable our users to accelerate their cash flow, enhance their productivity, and reduce their accounts receivable." "We are excited that Siemens Healthcare has chosen us," said Bobby Smith, President and CEO of The SSI Group, Inc. "This agreement is a realization of the goal to provide a totally integrated solution that will leverage the collective strengths of each company. The partnership will increase the accuracy and productivity, as well as enhance the revenue opportunities, for Siemens Revenue Cycle Management system customers." About The SSI Group, Inc. The SSI Group, Inc. is a national, diversified information technology company currently celebrating its 20th year in business. Established in 1988, the company operates the nation's second largest institutional healthcare claims clearinghouse. It maintains corporate headquarters in Mobile, Ala., and branch facilities in Clearwater, Fla.; Dallas, Texas; Denver, Colo.; Chesapeake, Va., and Nashville, Tenn. With approximately 385 employees and 2,200 -plus clients nationwide, SSI leads the healthcare field in healthcare claims management technology, EDI platforms and networking. ClickON(R) technology has more than 1 million built-in edits, delivers HIPAA-certified transactions from Claredi, MHCC, and EHNAC and has over 800 direct payer connections for both hospitals and physicians and over 1,200 gateway payer connections for both hospitals and physicians. As a testament to the company's leadership, the company's technology processes in excess of 200 million transactions annually (including claims, eligibility, remittances and claim statuses) totaling approximately $458 billion in billed claims revenue for its providers. For more information about The SSI Group, Inc., please visit www.thessigroup.com.
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