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The ACA – An Intersection between Health Policy and Community Health

The ACA – An Intersection between Health Policy and Community Health

Author: Cognosante
Cognosante
Federal health programs, State health and human services

Cognosante data reconciliation and standards expertise drives resolution of more than a million health insurance marketplace consumer inquiries

In the fall of 2013, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) entered its first open enrollment period. The following tax season, millions of consumers were exposed to the Health Insurance Marketplace tax form for the first time. This potentially confusing form, used for reconciliation at tax time, explains coverage obtained through HealthCare.gov and provides details on […]
Federal health programs

National provider call center delivers exceptional customer support to provider community

Healthcare providers have been required to enroll in many disparate programs to provide and be reimbursed for services under Federal, state, and commercial healthcare plans. The move to a National Provider Identifier (NPI) and the enactment of legislation like the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act have increased the need for […]
Federal health programs, State health and human services

Cognosante supports launch of FFM agent and broker training program

In preparation for the 2016 open enrollment season, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated its Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) Agent and Broker training curriculum. Solution: Cognosante developed a comprehensive support plan for MLMS system users based on our extensive call center expertise and our experience serving the broker and agent community. Prior […]
Federal health programs

Cognosante Celebrates Opening of New Facility

From the start, we have been impressed with the passion our FM team has for their work, and the pride they take in serving healthcare consumers and providers. We are excited to see what the future holds as we continue to work toward transforming the nation’s healthcare system. Our continued growth and success requires talented […]
Cognosante

Modernizing Medicaid managed care

The “mega” Medicaid managed care rule released this spring by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) set in motion a long-overdue overhaul of managed care programs in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program. As managed care plans oversee larger percentages of enrollees and benefits, the pressure on state Medicaid agencies to ensure […]
Megan Renfrew
Federal health programs, State health and human services