SOURCE: Context4 Healthcare, Inc.

Context4 Healthcare, Inc.

February 15, 2011 07:30 ET

Context4 Healthcare, Inc. Launches CodeLink Pro® 2011

Medical Claims Coding Software Solution Drives Accurate Reimbursement as Healthcare Providers Navigate the Transition to the New International Classification of Diseases Coding System

NAPERVILLE, IL--(Marketwire - February 15, 2011) - Context4 Healthcare, Inc., a leading provider of software solutions for reimbursement challenges in the healthcare industry, today announced the release of CodeLink® Pro 2011. This advanced software will play a critical role as the healthcare industry transitions to the new International Classification of Disease medical claims coding system. The new release includes a cross reference from ICD-9 to ICD-10 based on the Center for Medicare and Medicaid General Equivalency Mapping.

"During the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 the healthcare industry is confronting significant reimbursement, compliance and staff training issues. Almost every facet of the care management process will be affected by this change," notes Mark Earles, President and CEO of Context. "We are committed to providing tools that give healthcare organizations the ability to successfully navigate this transition and this is the driving force behind our new release."

"In this new version, we leveraged our 20 years of development experience and relied heavily on customer collaboration and industry expertise in refining CodeLink® Pro," comments Earles. Highlights of the new release include an enhanced user interface, Medicare fees and more robust CCI information. More information about the benefits of CodeLink® Pro 2011 can be seen at http://www.context4healthcare.com/index.php/products/code-link/.

Remaining true to its reputation as a fast and accurate coding tool built for coders; CodeLink® Pro 2011 contains the entire listing of CPT®, HCPCS, ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM codes, notes, include and exclude notes, linkage libraries and cross-reference relationships between CPT® and ICD-9-CM / ICD-10-CM codes on a specialty-by-specialty basis.

"CodeLink is an invaluable tool that assists our office in finding CPT and ICD codes that accurately reflect procedures performed," comments Barbara Byrne, CPC of Upstate Orthopedics located in Syracuse, NY.

"The new version of CodeLink has a great feature which allows ICD-9-CM codes to map to the new ICD-10-CM codes helping us get acclimated to the forthcoming change."

"We look forward to continued success in developing industry leading software and database products during the coming year and remain optimistic about our ability to drive innovation in the reimbursement marketplace," commented Earles.

About Context4 Healthcare
Headquartered in Naperville, Ill., Context4 Healthcare, Inc.  develops software solutions to solve complex medical claims coding, claim editing and reimbursement challenges. Context's software and data products enable healthcare providers and payors to reduce claim errors, denials and claim-handling costs. Privately held, Context4 Healthcare is not affiliated with any provider or payor organization. More than 3,500 physician practices, hospitals, insurance carriers, third party administrators and managed care organizations currently use Context4 Healthcare products. Learn more at www.context4healthcare.com. CPT is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.

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    Context4 Healthcare, Inc.
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