SOURCE: HealthCare Insight

September 22, 2009 09:00 ET

HealthCare Insight Expands Executive Team

New CIO Is Technology and Business Leader

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - September 22, 2009) - HealthCare Insight® (HCI), a division of Verisk Health, Inc., and provider of clinically validated fraud, abuse, and overpayment prevention solutions for private and public-sector payors, announced today the addition of Jason Pierson to its executive team as chief information officer (CIO).

Pierson brings more than 20 years of experience in software programming, design and management, as well as an extensive background in IT infrastructure and medical claims processing development to his new position at HCI. Before joining HCI, Pierson spent many years facilitating technical teams in media, publishing, and health care claims processing throughout Michigan and Utah. Most recently, Pierson formed and operated his own software and technology consulting company.

Pierson said, "It's easy to be enthusiastic about joining HCI. In today's economic climate, there's nothing more challenging than reducing fraud, waste, and abuse in health care. HCI benefits everyone but the bad guys."

"Jason is an experienced professional with the ideal background and skill to help HCI continue bringing innovation to the health care fraud market," said Dr. Barry Johnson, President of HCI. "We look forward to building upon his vast knowledge, strategic approach to improving technology, and respected leadership skills."

About HealthCare Insight® (HCI)

HCI, a division of Verisk Health, Inc., provides private and public-sector health care claims payors (including health plans, managed care organizations, insurance carriers, third-party administrators, Medicaid, and Medicare) with a comprehensive suite of clinically validated fraud and abuse surveillance services designed to maximize claims administration accuracy and minimize payment waste. Each of HCI's customizable software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions relies on a unique prepayment process that combines proprietary software systems with detailed review by experienced clinicians (doctors, nurses, and dentists) and investigators on all suspect claims and billing patterns. HCI's differentiated process enables payors to target fraud with greater efficiency by significantly increasing the quality of results returned. For more information and to learn about HCI's no-cost Cost Reduction Analysis, please visit www.hcinsight.com or call 1-877-619-5557.

http://www.hcinsight.com/downloads/HCI-Pierson-Press-Release_9-22-09.pdf

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