HighRoads, Leavitt Partners and AHIP to Host Webinar on Best Practices in Health Care Reform Communications

HighRoads, Leavitt Partners and AHIP to Host Webinar on Best Practices in Health Care Reform Communications

HighRoads, the industry leader in health care compliance and , Leavitt Partners, and AHIP (America’s Health Insurance Plans) will host a webinar May 30, to explore effective strategies in communications compliance required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

“Health Care Reform: Tips in Combating Communications Burdens” will be held from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT. To register, go to . Lead presenters are Lori Dustin, CMO, HighRoads, and David Smith, Director, Leavitt Partners.

The webinar will examine strategies to achieve ACA compliance with new Summary of Benefits & Coverage (SBC) regulations. As of September, 2012, SBCs are required for each health plan option available to a plan member, placing a considerable administrative burden on payers. , plans will also be required to produce SBCs for the estimated 22 million newly insured in health benefits exchanges.

“Leavitt Partners and HighRoads have been working with organizations throughout the evolution of health care reform, and we have analyzed which operational processes and strategies are proving to be the most effective in communications compliance,” said David Smith.

The webinar will focus on three strategic areas:

“Plans are experiencing historical levels of compliance requirements, due to ACA, and are facing even more administrative pressures as the exchange marketplaces go live,” said Lori Dustin. “HighRoads is a market leader in providing a world class solution that streamlines dynamic data management, optimizes workflow across the enterprise, and ensures compliance for plans. We are pleased to be able to share our ‘front line’ experience with organizations to illustrate there is a manageable answer to new communications requirements.”

"Companies such as are providing the technology-based solutions organizations must employ today to address the increasingly complex reform requirements for communicating health care plan information,” said Brendan Miller, Vice President, AHIP.

For over 14 years, HighRoads' The Source has automated benefits plan management to keep organizations in compliance and control costs. With our proven technology, health care payers have a secure place to store, manage and automate the updates of plan designs, rates, claims, eligibility information and other data important to supporting accounts while remaining cost effective and in compliance. The privately-held company is headquartered in Woburn, MA. For more information, visit , become a fan on , follow us on Twitter (), or read our .