DST Selected By Leading New York Health System To Provide Full Administrative Outsourcing Services

Agreement Provides North Shore-LIJ CareConnect with Support for Health Insurance Exchanges and Commercial Offerings

Dec 19, 2013, 11:07 ET from DST Health Solutions, LLC

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DST Health Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of technology solutions and services to health plans, integrated delivery systems, and health care providers, has been chosen to provide Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services to New York-based North Shore-LIJ CareConnect Insurance Company, Inc.

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DST's agreement with NSLIJ CareConnect, a newly-formed subsidiary of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, a nationally-recognized health system serving seven million people in Long Island, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island, provides for a range of administrative BPO services, including claims processing and support, provider and member maintenance, workflow management, and premium billing.

DST is supporting NSLIJ CareConnect in its New York Health Exchange and commercial individual and small group offerings.

"We're looking forward to supporting NSLIJ CareConnect in meeting current and future business objectives," said DST Health Solutions President Steve Sabino. "We believe our commitment and expertise, combined with our world-class technologies and services, will provide them with the ability to focus on expansion into new markets, while continuing to deliver world-class care to members."

DST Marketplace Elements®, specifically designed to support health plans entering the Health Insurance Exchanges, will provide critical connectivity, enrollment, billing, and reconciliation support, as well as the care management technology and analytics required to support new risk models. The DST platform's modular design allows users to tailor the solution to fit their specific business needs, enhancing products, rather than defining them.

"DST brings years of experience and stability to a dynamic and fast moving industry.  DST's service capabilities, scalability, and NYS Marketplace-specific product met our needs," said Charles Ottomanelli, Chief Operating Officer of NSLIJ CareConnect. "This relationship allows us to build the foundation for the future as well as provide exceptional service to all of our customers and members."

DST will also provide its care management system, which combines care, disease, and utilization management into a single coordinated system, as part of NSLIJ CareConnect's services.

About DST Health Solutions
DST Health Solutions, LLC delivers contemporary healthcare technology and service solutions that enable its clients to thrive in a complex, rapidly evolving healthcare market. Supporting commercial, individual, and government-sponsored health plans, health insurance marketplaces, and healthcare providers, DST Health Solutions services and solutions include enterprise payer platforms, population health management analytics, care management, and business process outsourcing solutions, each designed to assist a company manage the processes, information, and products that directly impact quality outcomes. DST Health Solutions is a wholly-owned subsidiary of DST Systems, Inc. For more information, call 800.272.4799, e-mail marketingdsths@dsthealthsolutions.com, or visit www.dsthealthsolutions.com.

About North Shore-LIJ CareConnect Insurance Company, Inc.
Aiming to make it easy for people to get and stay healthy, North Shore-LIJ CareConnect Insurance Company, Inc. offers members a single source for their health care needs: with just one phone call, they can purchase health insurance, schedule an appointment with a doctor, get answers about a medical bill and more.  As part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, North Shore-LIJ CareConnect can provide members access to all of the benefits of the health system while managing costs and keeping premiums low.


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