hCentive Successfully Completes Connectivity Testing with the Federally Facilitated Marketplace and State-Based Exchanges

hCentive continues to prepare their clients to be operational on October 1, 2013

Aug 19, 2013, 08:05 ET from hCentive

RESTON, Va., Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- hCentive, the leader in ACA health insurance exchange technology, announced today that it has successfully completed connectivity testing for 45 states -- including the District of Columbia and the Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) – for clients of WebInsure Exchange Manager. In addition, hCentive successfully tested connectivity to the FFM and Federal Data Services Hub for clients of WebInsure Direct Enrollment.  These milestones are significant as they validate hCentive's architecture, workflows and technical connections for the numerous health plans and dental plans that are in the process of implementing its solutions. Furthermore, hCentive has completed payload tests for numerous states and is currently conducting ongoing functionality testing.

"This was a major step in the process of preparing our clients for the October 1 go live date. We have been working tirelessly to make sure this happens and we are excited to announce the results of our testing," said Tarun Upadhyay, Chief Technology Officer of hCentive. "Adding in the states that are currently using FFM, the state count is 45 and we are well on our way to connecting to all 51. Our clients are well poised for success in the coming months. And that is the bar we measure ourselves against constantly"

WebInsure Exchange Manager manages the connectivity, data exchange, compliance and transactional reconciliation for any and all exchanges that a plan is a participant. It serves as an integration point between the HIX, organization and other related parties, to minimize the impact of existing business services and technical infrastructures. WebInsure Direct Enrollment empowers easy navigation and consumers will have the ability to search for available plans, apply for subsidies and purchase qualified health plans listed on Federally Facilitated Marketplaces (FFM) and/or State-based Marketplaces all within a payer's private exchange.

To learn more about hCentive's WebInsure products, visit http://www.hcentive.com/.

About hCentive:
hCentive is in the business of simplifying the complex world of health insurance. hCentive provides technology solutions for health insurers and state health agencies. These solutions help them reduce cost and administrative complexity, while enhancing relationships with their customers.

hCentive is the first organization to build an exchange solution from the ground-up post the Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA). hCentive has developed a deep understanding of healthcare reform and has crafted solutions and services that align with federal and state regulations and meet or exceed all industry standards.

The hCentive WebInsure Consumer, WebInsure Medicare, WebInsure Direct Enrollment and WebInsure Group platforms help health insurers cost-effectively acquire and manage individual, Medicare and small business customers. The hCentive WebInsure Private Exchange platform allows health plans to offer defined contribution plan marketplace to small business customers. The WebInsure State platform helps states create a health benefits exchange to comply with health insurance exchange requirements of the PPACA. The WebInsure Exchange Manager provides a complete connectivity solution for health plans to connect to State Exchanges. The WebInsure Cloud solution provides practical and cost-effective cloud hosting options to health plans.

SOURCE hCentive