- Claim Resolution – Claim management throughout claim creation, submission and reimbursement.
- Credentialing – Streamlined provider enrollment in payer processing systems.
- Contract Management – Assurance that provider services delivered and reimbursements received are in alignment.
- Patient Engagement for Self-Pay – Support to ensure patient responsibility of payment is known and accounted for.
In addition, Cogent HMG has invited Jonathan Bush, Chairman and CEO of athenahealth, to join the Cogent HMG Innovation (CHI) Committee. This Committee was created to help foster new ideas around health care innovation and is comprised of respected industry thought-leaders, academics, insurers, and executives from Cogent HMG.“Cogent HMG is a national leader in inpatient care excellence. Beyond impressive growth and a track record of quality patient outcomes, they’re innovative and proactive about streamlining administrative processes,” said Mr. Bush. “Our expanded partnership with Cogent HMG will enable them to focus on care, quality and growth initiatives while we take the lead on improving practice performance. We’re committed to helping all our customers increase profitability and decrease the hassles associated with billing and practice management.” “I’m equally honored to have been asked to join a committee that is embracing what athenahealth has long advocated—the use of technology solutions to disrupt and transform the status quo in health care.” About athenahealth athenahealth, Inc. is a leading provider of cloud-based business services for physician practices. athenahealth’s service offerings are based on proprietary web-native practice management and electronic health record ( EHR) software, a continuously updated payer knowledge-base, integrated back-office service operations, and care coordination services. For more information, please visit www.athenahealth.com or call (888) 652-8200. About Cogent HMG Cogent HMG is the nation’s largest private hospitalist company, partnering with more than 120 hospitals across the country to build and manage high-performing hospitalist and intensivist programs. Through our management and consulting services, Cogent HMG focuses on relentlessly improving efficiency and quality of inpatient care, by supporting hospitalists and intensivists with technology and operational infrastructure, a coordinated clinical care team, data-driven processes, rigorous ongoing training and experienced leadership. Founded by physicians who were pioneers of the hospital medicine industry, the company is dedicated to the advancement of the field by setting best practices and through its established national mentoring program, Cogent HMG Academy™. For more information, visit www.cogenthmg.com. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50386306&lang=en