NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Emdeon Inc., a leading provider of healthcare revenue and payment cycle management and clinical information exchange solutions, today announced that Chamberlin Edmonds & Associates, Inc. (Chamberlin Edmonds), an Emdeon company, has been designated as a Category Leader in the 2014 Best in KLAS Awards.
KLAS, an independent healthcare research organization, reserves the "KLAS Category Leader" designation for healthcare vendors who diligently seek to align with provider needs and provide unwavering determination to deliver excellence with passion. The designation is based on provider surveys and interviews that KLAS conducted throughout the year. According to KLAS, the "KLAS Category Leader" denotes vendors that have excelled in their respective market segments and demonstrated leadership in working with customers to resolve issues and match expectations to reality.
The report, titled "2014 Best in KLAS: Software and Services," confirms Chamberlin Edmonds as the leading vendor for eligibility and enrollment services with an overall product score of 93.4 out of 100. According to current data on the KLAS website, Chamberlin Edmonds scores high ratings for its ability to follow through with promises made to customers, as well as customers receiving their money's worth from the service.
"Being named a KLAS Category Leader for the second year in a row is proof of our ability to effectively assist providers in increasing cash recovery while also enhancing patient satisfaction," says Kim Williams, chief operating officer at Chamberlin Edmonds. "With recent numbers showing around 40 million Americans still uninsured, we remain committed to providing our hospital customers and their patients with the assistance they desperately need."
Chamberlin Edmonds is a leading provider of comprehensive eligibility screening and enrollment services with over 25 years of experience providing technology-enabled patient access solutions nationwide for hospitals, government agencies and managed care organizations. These services track the patient from initial intake through post-enrollment application resolution and offer hospitals the ability to screen, qualify and enroll patients into government, charity and community benefit programs. Chamberlin Edmonds' technology-enabled services assist hospitals in lowering the incidence of uncompensated care, reducing bad-debt expense and increasing overall cash flow.
For more information about Chamberlin Edmonds' eligibility and enrollment services, click here.
Emdeon is a leading provider of revenue and payment cycle management and clinical information exchange solutions, connecting payers, providers, pharmacies and patients in the U.S. healthcare system. Emdeon's offerings integrate and automate key business and administrative functions of its payer, provider and pharmacy customers throughout the patient encounter. Through the use of Emdeon's comprehensive suite of solutions, which are designed to easily integrate with existing technology infrastructures, customers are able to improve efficiency, reduce costs, increase cash flow and more efficiently manage the complex revenue and payment cycle and clinical information exchange processes. For more information, visit www.emdeon.com.
KLAS is a research firm on a global mission to improve healthcare delivery by enabling providers to be heard and counted. Working with thousands of healthcare executives and clinicians, KLAS gathers data on software, services, medical equipment and infrastructure systems to deliver timely reports, trends and statistical overviews. The research directly represents the provider voice and acts as a catalyst for improving supplier performance. KLAS was founded in 1996, and their staff and advisory board average 25 years of healthcare information technology experience.
SOURCE Emdeon Inc.