Truven Health and Post-n-Track Team Up to Provide Consumers With Highly Accurate Healthcare Cost Estimates

Partnership extension ensures Truven customers have access to real-time cost estimation and eligibility tools

Truven Health and Post-n-Track Team Up to Provide Consumers With Highly Accurate Healthcare Cost Estimates

<0> Dodge CommunicationsEmily Fehn, 770-776-4995orPost-n-TrackDavid Barth, 860-257-2030 </0>

Post-n-Track, a proven provider of information logistics for healthcare management, announced today that Truven Health Analytics, a leader in healthcare data, analytics, and consumer health solutions, has extended its contract to utilize Post-n-Track’s cloud-based Web services platform for the exchange of eligibility data. The two companies have partnered since 2008 to facilitate delivery of the Truven Health Treatment Cost Calculator to provide real-time cost estimates to consumers through their payer or provider.

“Today’s healthcare consumers require highly personalized tools to help make informed care decisions,” says Peter Green, Senior Director of Consumer Health Solutions for Truven Health Analytics. “Our close partnership with Post-n-Track helps us provide intelligent solutions for our customers, enabling consumers to better understand and manage their healthcare costs.”

The Treatment Cost Calculator utilizes Post-n-Track’s cloud-based Web services platform to deliver accurate, real-time estimates of an individual’s out-of-pocket costs. These estimates are personalized to the consumer using “up-to-the-minute” plan balances that factor in their outstanding deductible, copay, and other benefits information, as well as the provider and location. For payers and providers implementing the Treatment Cost Calculator, the secure platform simplifies the exchange of information—making implementation faster and easier.

“This degree of transparency has become critical as healthcare stakeholders increasingly focus on the intersection of cost and quality, thanks to the implementation of the ,” notes Mike Knowles, vice president of sales and support at Post-n-Track. “Truven customers are better able to set expectations, manage expenses and evaluate alternatives in real-time. We’re pleased to be working so closely with a partner deeply committed to improving both the business and effectiveness of healthcare.”

The Treatment Cost Calculator is part of the Truven Health suite of consumer health solutions, accessible to more than 20 million individuals through their payer or provider.

Post-n-Trackis a provider of information logistics for healthcare management, enabling health plans, providers, health systems and vendors to securely manage, control and optimize the flow of healthcare information. Post-n-Track aligns the business drivers and specifications of information to ensure customers and end-users can respond efficiently and cost-effectively to current and evolving industry opportunities and demands. Post-n-Track’s cloud-based, SaaS platform allows healthcare organizations to access proven IT infrastructure and functionality—delivering meaningful results that improve service and reduce cost while driving compliance and accelerating innovation. Founded in 2004, Post-n-Track is headquartered in Rocky Hill, Connecticut. For additional information, visit .

Truven Health Analytics delivers unbiased information, analytic tools, benchmarks and services to the healthcare industry. Hospitals, government agencies, employers, health plans, clinicians and pharmaceutical companies have relied on its solutions for more than 30 years. Truven Health Analytics combines deep clinical, financial and healthcare management expertise with innovative technology platforms and information assets to make healthcare better, collaborating with customers to uncover and realize opportunities for improving quality, efficiency and outcomes. Truven Health Analytics owns some of the most trusted, proven brands in healthcare such as Micromedex, Action OI and Advantage Suite. Truven Health Analytics employs approximately 2,000 people worldwide and has its principal offices in Ann Arbor, Mich.; Chicago; and Denver. For more information, please visit .