MEDecision Webinar Will Discuss the Legal Ramifications of Healthcare Reform for Payer Organizations

Session Will Examine the Law’s Reliance on Technology and How Payers Will Be Impacted Legally

WAYNE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MEDecision, Inc., a leading provider of collaborative healthcare management solutions, will present “Healthcare Reform: The Legal Implications for Payers” — a complimentary webinar examining the technology-related details of the healthcare reform law and what they mean for payer organizations. The session will be held on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 12:30 p.m. Eastern time (9:30 a.m. Pacific time). MEDecision outside counsel Howard Burde will host.

The webinar will discuss the reform law’s heavy reliance on information technology to improve the American healthcare system, particularly in the areas of care coordination for the chronically ill, development of the patient-centered medical home and the advancement of telehealth, especially patient monitoring. Specific topics will include:

  • What reform means for health plans from a legal perspective
  • How the legislation addresses privacy and security issues
  • The impact of reform on existing HIPAA requirements and private retiree coverage


  MEDecision webinar: “Healthcare Reform: The Legal Implications for Payers”


Howard Burde, MEDecision outside counsel


Wednesday, May 19, 2010; 12:30 p.m. Eastern time (9:30 a.m. Pacific time)


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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

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.

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