CommonWell Enables Payer Access to Nationwide Interoperability Network

” Improving information exchange of Payment and Health Care Operations is crucial, especially as we look at methods to help our healthcare system do more with less time and resources,” said Janine Akers, creator and CEO of DataFile Exchange. “DataFile Exchange has broad market experience with managing PHI, so its just natural for us to shift our focus to automating the exchange of PHI. Were well-positioned to partner with CommonWell in its effort to help clients, payers and service providers gain from these next-level interoperability services.”.

Regardless of strides made in electronic scientific information exchange, existing operations and payments processes providing access to protected health information (PHI) stay archaic, mainly manual, pricey, error-prone, and time consuming. The additional performance offered by the new usage case intends to end these outmoded procedures, enhance the quality of care, and drive performance across the healthcare continuum.

To support this effort, CommonWell has added a new service.
provider, DataFile Exchange, to support the functional services particular to.
the Payment and Health Care Operations utilize case. Together, DataFile Exchange.
and Change Healthcare, the technology company for CommonWell, will.
facilitate the automatic exchange of information demands from a wider set of users,.
consisting of payers, record locator vendors and other certified entities.

DataFile Exchange was founded by Janine Akers, an industry leader in the exchange of PHI. DataFile Exchange will work closely with CommonWell, its members, and Change Healthcare, which continues to function as the CommonWell innovation company and information broker for the CommonWell network—- in addition to developing the functionality needed to support Payment and Health Care Operations information demands.

Information File Exchange Background.

Why It Matters.

What You Should Know:.

— CommonWell Health Alliance enables payer access with the addition of a brand-new service supplier, DataFile Exchange to support the functional services particular to the Payment and Health Care Operations use case.

Health Alliance today announced it is extending its interoperability.
services to enable additional use cases beyond treatment and patient access,.
beginning with Payment and Health Care Operations data requests.

4 CommonWell Service Adopters who provide record.
retrieval services—- Change.
Healthcare, Ciox, Inovalon and Moxe Health—- presently are taking part in.
a pilot to refine the usage case, with the goal of making CommonWell services for.
Payment and Health Care Operations purposes normally available for these underserved.
locations in the coming couple of months.

Today, the CommonWell network enables the federated exchange.
of client details across more than 17,000 provider websites representing 100.
million individuals on its across the country network alone. Integrated with its CommonWell.
ConnectorTM and collaboration connections like the Carequality Framework,.
connected service provider websites can exchange data with more than 50,000 clinics,.
healthcare facilities, specialty centers and more. To date, more than 790 million health.
files have actually been exchanged across the CommonWell network.