Healthfirst Selects Bluemark To Streamline Medicaid Application Processing

Jul 1, 2009 | News

Bluemark’s MAPSng™ Automates Submission of Medicaid Applications

Healthfirst has contracted with Bluemark, LLC to implement its flagship service line, MAPSng™ as a company wide solution that addresses the eligibility assessment and enrollment process for the umbrella of New York Medicaid programs it offers to its members. A key component of this effort is the ability to electronically submit these applications and supporting documentation to New York City HRA EDITS system for rapid adjudication. MAPSng™ automates all of the necessary workflows to manage this highly complex and labor-intensive process. Key functions include client screening, application generation, and imaging of documentation as well as comprehensive case management.

Bluemark’s MAPSng™ solution will enable Healthfirst staff to streamline the transaction process, resulting in a faster exchange of information, higher acceptance rates and quicker payment cycles.

About Healthfirst

Healthfirst, established in 1993, is a hospital-sponsored organization dedicated to providing the highest possible care, access and customer service to its members. Headquartered in New York City, Healthfirst offers a variety of Medicaid, Medicare and commercial healthcare programs. Over 85 hospitals and medical centers and close to 20,000 physicians and specialists make up the Healthfirst provider network. The Healthfirst family of companies includes Healthfirst in New York, Healthfirst NJ in New Jersey, and HF Management Services, which provides comprehensive administrative services to healthcare organizations in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida.