Insurance Technology Featured Article

Link Healthcare Plans and Health Expenses Simply with Simplee

October 02, 2012

Managing medical bills is more often than not a harrowing experience, and given the fact that physically stressed out patients are in no frame of mind to tackle insurance claims and medical bills, healthcare expense management experts at Simplee and El Camino Hospital have partnered to improve the patient experience.

"We are constantly looking for new and innovative ways to help our patients manage their healthcare," said Michael King, chief financial officer at El Camino Hospital.

Together, they have launched what is touted to be the nation's first completely integrated medical bill and explanation of benefits (EOB) reconciliation system, which will instantly match a patient's El Camino Hospital bill with the relevant insurer to resolve charges, explain claims, scan for possible claim errors, and pay bills online.

"Simplee allows our patients to automatically reconcile statements from El Camino Hospital and their insurers online and in real-time to make the billing and payment process simple, seamless and straightforward," added King.

The partnership guarantees to make patients' lives easier by saving them the time, money and stress historically associated with managing medical bills, said officials and also eliminates the need to compare physical statements from multiple providers and insurers before a final settlement is made.

In addition, El Camino Hospital patients can also track, review and pay medical claims and bills from all of their insurance related providers, noted officials.

El Camino Hospital is expected to encourage its patients to sign up for the Simplee service to better manage their financial health plan benefits and bills. Members will have the advantage of medical support notifications from Simplee regarding medical billing, errors, deductibles and more.

Simplee claims it has helped members manage nearly half a billion dollars in medical expenses across hundreds of thousands of medical providers. However, if patients choose to pay their hospital bills online and not sign-up for the full Simplee service, Simplee is also offering an online bill pay option.

Simplee unveiled the first completely automated error detection system for medical bills as part of its mission to help consumers reduce the cost and hassle of healthcare, while maximizing their health plan benefits. 

Want to learn more about the latest in communications and technology? Then be sure to attend ITEXPO Austin 2012, happening now in Austin, TX. Stay in touch with everything happening at ITEXPO (News - Alert). Follow us on Twitter.




Edited by Braden Becker

Article comments powered by Disqus

Related Insurance Technology Articles

TELUS Health Completes Acquisition of ZRx Prescriber from ZoomMed

TELUS Health acquisition of ZRx Prescriber to improve customer experiences with insurance claims and prescriptions. [ Read More ]
09/10/2014

North American Title Insurance Selects RedVision for Speeding Title Searches

North American Title Insurance picks RedVision solution to speed agent searches. [ Read More ]
09/02/2014

Sun Life Financial Unveils Benefit Profile

New Sun Life Financial tool helps create competitive employee benefits packages. [ Read More ]
09/02/2014

TIA BI Cloud: A Solution to Send Business Analytics Skyward

Many businesses today are re-evaluating infrastructure so they can move faster and be more flexible. Companies are moving to the cloud for sales data, marketing data, even financial and HR data. Cloud computing is pushing business intelligence and analytics to a whole new level. [ Read More ]
09/02/2014
FREE Insurance Technology enewslettter.

Events

Weekly Live Demo
Contact Center Solutions

Register Today!