SOURCE: Healthation, Inc.

August 12, 2008 14:43 ET

Healthation Selected by DenteMax to Deliver Interactive Real-Time Communication and Claims and Benefit Administration

DARIEN, IL--(Marketwire - August 12, 2008) - Healthation, a leading benefits management and healthcare claims management technology company, today announced that DenteMax has signed a 10-year dental contract with Healthation. DenteMax will implement the AcceleHealth® enterprise payer solution for comprehensive benefits, claims administration and AboveHealth®, the integrated self-service portal to deliver interactive, real-time communication and adjudication capabilities to the DenteMax user community.

Healthation will deliver its content agnostic rules engine, meta data oriented database, enterprise workflow, Web Services architecture, integrated portal and implementation services under a Software as a Solution model (SaaS) to allow DenteMax to unite its community of providers and consumers under one single benefit, claims and communication solution.

At the heart of the AcceleHealth system lies a highly flexible user definable rules engine that drives all adjudication, workflow and CRM functions, giving DenteMax the flexibility to set up the system to meet their business needs. With the AboveHealth portal, DenteMax will be able to enhance their business relationships, extend their branding and have a total stakeholder-centric solution.

"For more than a decade, we have pursued a vision to apply the knowledge and experience gained as architects of the early real-time, consumer-focused PBM systems to accelerate real-time adoption across the broader healthcare landscape," said Scott Kornhauser, chief executive officer of Healthation. "With this insight, we have the first 100% Real-Time and Web architected platform in this industry that not only supports dental but medical, vision, pharmacy, life and disability."

Healthation allows payers to continually enhance and extend the capabilities of our AcceleHealth and AboveHealth solutions by sharing its open architecture via the industry's only "collaborative open exchange" platform to accelerate the real-time adoption and the development of shared best practices among its user community. Healthation is also the market's only health benefit management system capable of supporting truly integrated benefits across all lines of business, market segments and funding sources against one universal member record.

About DenteMax

Southfield, MI -- Founded in 1985, DenteMax, an independent wholly-owned subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, provides third party dental administrator services and oversees dental coverage for more than 1.3 million members for BCBSM's dental products -- Traditional Plus, Community Dental, Exclusive Dental, Traditional Plus Preventive, Blue Dental Choice, Flexible Blue Dental and Personal Dental. DenteMax also manages the nation's largest leasable dental PPO network, accessed by nearly 200 insurance companies and third party administrators throughout the country. For more company information, visit www.dentemax.com.

About Healthation

Darien, IL-based Healthation is a healthcare technology company helping payers and administrators improve business performance with user-driven rules-based benefits management and transaction processing solutions. Healthation's goal is to accelerate a retail transformation in healthcare with a real-time, open exchange platform. The company's AcceleHealth® solution is the industry's only web-based payer system built to administer benefits in real-time across all lines of business under one master member record including medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, life and AD&D. For more company information, visit www.healthation.com.

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