ATLANTA, GA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/24/14 -- LexisNexis® Risk Solutions today announced the company will join the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) to present an education session, 'Detecting Fraud in Medicaid and Other Public Assistance Programs,' at the 2014 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition, Feb. 23-27 in Orlando. DCF has embarked on an aggressive campaign to eliminate fraud, waste and abuse in public assistance programs.
DCF is leveraging LexisNexis identity management solutions to verify and authenticate the identities of customers accessing public assistance benefits through its Automated Community Connection to Economic Self Sufficiency (ACCESS) Florida program.
Education Session Description:
Detecting Fraud in Medicaid and Other Public Assistance Programs, Education Session 167
Wednesday, Feb. 26; 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Orange County Convention Center, Room 205A
"By verifying and authenticating the identity of the customer before processing his/her application, FL DCF is ahead of the curve in fighting fraud, saving taxpayer dollars and making certain that only those who need benefits receive them," said Clint Fuhrman, Senior Director, Health Care, LexisNexis.
LexisNexis today also announced the availability of Population Health Monitor, a state-of-the-art platform designed to provide health care teams with comprehensive and meaningful analysis of patient populations to effectively manage risk, optimize care management and improve health outcomes. LexisNexis will debut and demo this predictive clinical analytics solution in booth #6352.
"As a result of the Affordable Care Act, health care organizations in the public and private sectors are committed to improving access to quality health care, improving outcomes and reducing overall health care costs," said Dr. Peter Edelstein, Chief Medical Officer, LexisNexis. "We believe that Population Health Monitor can transform the way patient care is being delivered and will help improve the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities."
Population Health Monitor offers powerful analytics and reporting features to ensure health care professionals are delivering the best patient-focused and collaborative care possible at reasonable costs. It is designed to empower health care providers and organizations with up-to-date clinical data to drive better quality and safety; to improve integration, collaboration and cost efficiency; and to increase patient engagement across their programs.
Several key features of the interface include the ability to:
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LexisNexis Risk Solutions (www.lexisnexis.com/risk) is a leader in providing essential information that helps customers across all industries and government assess, predict and manage risk. Combining cutting-edge technology, unique data and advanced analytics, LexisNexis Risk Solutions provides products and services that address evolving client needs in the risk sector while upholding the highest standards of security and privacy. LexisNexis Risk Solutions is part of Reed Elsevier, a world leading provider of professional information solutions.