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
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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