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Breaking Down Barriers

Wouldn’t it be great if your projects came mapped with all the barriers your team would face from beginning to end?  Though risk documents are incredibly valuable in planning for…

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TEFCA: The On-Ramp to Interoperability

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has been given the colossal task of creating a Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) that supports a network-to-network exchange…

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NCQA Distinction: Helping Coordinate LTSS

More than 3 million people in the United States rely on Medicaid for Long-Term Services and Support (LTSS) in nursing homes, home care, and community-based settings. LTSS supports people with…

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Ending Data Co-Dependency [or, How to Love your Data Again]

Preface Data is critical to everyday processes in healthcare. Data helps tackle operational issues, offers insight into performance, improve quality, safety and standardizes process, and allows us to better understand…

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HighPoint Participating in Information Management Symposium

HighPoint is proud to be a Gold Sponsor at this year’s Information Management (IM) Symposium 2019 in Boise, Idaho. The IM Symposium provides plan business and technical representatives an opportunity…

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KLAS: Health Plans Considering New IT Vendors

While utilization management and care management solutions have been around for many years, health plans are now looking for technologies to help them manage multiple business lines and adapt to…

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Shopping for a ‘Real’ Project Manager

There are typically two camps on finding project managers (PM): buy them on the open market or make them. But, before you go shopping, stop and answer a few questions:…

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State Privacy Laws on the Rise

Privacy laws are being implemented around the world as most of us in the United States watch from our desks. At first the impacts were minimal, then Google was hit…

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The Struggle for Accuracy in Provider Directories

The issue Provider directories are often fraught with errors and inaccuracies, which can lead to hefty CMS fines and sanctions against health plans. As many health plans know from personal…

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Project Status: It’s Not Easy Staying Green

Is your project’s status report green….really?? Healthcare executives typically get color coded “cliff notes” on the status of their projects. These small cheat sheets, snippets of a status report, as…

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