2010 NaviNet Healthcare Forum: Nation’s Leading Health Plans to Discuss Industry Trends and How to Leverage Technology to

MGMA Executive to Present Keynote Address on Health Reform and its Impact on Health Plans, Providers and Their Relationships with One Another

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NaviNet, America’s largest real-time healthcare communications network, welcomes healthcare visionaries to the 2010 NaviNet Healthcare Forum at The Liberty Hotel in Boston on October 11-12, 2010. The event will bring together leading national, commercial, Blue and Medicaid health plans from across the country to network and share best practices and lessons learned, focusing on the theme of “Keeping Up with Change: Healthcare Industry Directions and the Implications for Health Plans.” The 2010 NaviNet Healthcare Forum will feature a keynote address on the implications of healthcare reform, delivered by David N. Gans, MSHA, FACMPE, vice president of Innovation and Research at the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).

For more than a decade, NaviNet has leveraged its expertise in provider/payer communications to enable leading health plans to reduce administrative and medical costs, improve efficiencies and increase provider and member satisfaction. This year’s NaviNet Healthcare Forum will focus on the changing landscape of the healthcare industry in an era of change, covering topics such as Meaningful Use, the HITECH Act and the Affordable Care Act. Educational sessions will explore innovative methods of patient data exchange including unified patient information management (UPIM), health information exchanges (HIE) and the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH).

The keynote address by David N. Gans of MGMA will provide insight into the impact of reform on the provider community, and the implications and opportunities for health plans. Gans will examine how patient demographics, demand for professional and ancillary services, payer mix and reimbursement could change in the future, and will suggest strategies that health plans can use to be successful in the new healthcare environment.

About NaviNet

NaviNet, America’s largest real-time healthcare communications network, securely links leading health plans and industry partners to hundreds of thousands of physicians, clinicians and other healthcare professionals. More than 70 percent of the nation’s physicians are enrolled in the NaviNet Network, which touches 121 million covered lives. NaviNet’s advanced solutions, services and expertise streamline business processes and drive industry-leading innovation. In a time when access to healthcare is a critical issue, NaviNet fosters collaboration and helps government, plans and providers improve quality of care and reduce costs. For more information, or to sign up for NaviNet, please visit www.NaviNet.net or call 617-715-6000 or 800-805-7569. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn.



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