MEDecision Webinar to Examine How Medical Loss Ratio Recommendations Will Impact Care Management

Company Representatives to Explain MLR Changes and Highlight Opportunities for Technology Investments to Improve Care

WAYNE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MEDecision, Inc., a leading provider of collaborative healthcare management solutions, will conduct a complimentary webinar analyzing the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ recent Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) proposal and the impact it will have on health plans’ efforts to manage reform, adjust provider reimbursement and structure benefit design. The session will be held on Wednesday, December 8, 2010, at 12:30 p.m. Eastern time.

Hosted by MEDecision Senior Vice President of Health and Life Science Eric Demers and outside counsel Howard Burde, the webinar will take a detailed look at the MLR changes and the new opportunities they present for health plans to make technology investments that will help improve the quality of care. Specific topics will include:

  • How reform is changing the way care is managed, administered and received.
  • Classifying clinical and quality activities—including IT investment—and the details behind NAIC definitions of MLR.
  • How technology can improve the quality of care by facilitating the increased focus on wellness and prevention being driven by MLR ratios.

What:

    MEDecision webinar: “Medical Loss Ratios: Important Implications for Care Management”
 

Who:

Eric Demers, senior vice president of health and life science, MEDecision
Howard Burde, outside counsel
 

When:

Wednesday, December 8, 2010; 12:30 p.m. Eastern time (9:30 a.m. Pacific time)
 

How:

Register at http://bit.ly/aZNIbb.

For more information about MEDecision, please visit www.MEDecision.com. Follow the company on Twitter at @MEDecision and on Facebook at www.MEDecision.com/Facebook.

About MEDecision

MEDecision offers collaborative healthcare management solutions that provide a simple and smart way for payers and providers to harness the power of knowledge to enable the best clinical decisions and improve health outcomes. Designed around a patient-aware health management philosophy, MEDecision’s solutions include Alineo®, a collaborative healthcare management platform for delivering outcome-driven case, disease and utilization management; Nexalign®, a collaborative healthcare decision support service that fosters better payer-patient-physician interactions; and InFrame™, a collaborative health information exchange service that connects care delivery organizations with one another and their patients. For more information, visit www.MEDecision.com.

MEDecision is a trademark of MEDecision, Inc. The MEDecision logo and product names are also trademarks or registered trademarks of MEDecision, Inc. Other product and brand names are trademarks of their respective owners.

Tags: MEDecision, MLR, Medical Loss Ratio, healthcare, healthcare reform, collaborative healthcare management, collaborative decision support, behavioral health, member-centric behavioral health utilization management, UM, case management, disease management, utilization management



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