SOURCE: Healthation, Inc.

Healthation, Inc.

February 17, 2009 13:36 ET

MercyCare Insurance Company Selects Healthation's Web-Based AboveHealth® Health Plan, Member, and Provider Portals

DARIEN, IL--(Marketwire - February 17, 2009) - Healthation, a leading healthcare claims and benefits software company, today announced that it has signed a five-year Software as a Service Agreement (SaaS) with MercyCare Insurance Company. MercyCare will implement AboveHealth®, the industry leading, e-business healthcare portal to deliver interactive, real-time communication, and administration capabilities to its Health Plan, Member, and Provider communities.

AboveHealth will enable MercyCare to create a more positive consumer experience while enhancing their current consumer outreach, communication, and enrollment and other administrative capabilities to its stakeholder community. The implementation of AboveHealth will allow MercyCare to interact in real time via the internet with members, providers, and plan sponsors. The Provider portal will enable healthcare professionals to interact 24 hours a day using their internet connection and web browser which gives them and their staff the ability to increase efficiency while reducing costs. The Member portal securely and efficiently supports open enrollment activities and other traditional customer facing operations lowering internal call volumes and increasing the overall efficiency of customer service operations. The Health Plan Administrator portal will enable online administration at their fingertips. They will be able to conduct an array of health plan management tasks online, including user and portal configurations, data access, permission settings, workflow design, and management as well as routine maintenance.

"Our industry leading healthcare portal will help MercyCare Health Plan reduce operational costs, and improve overall customer satisfaction," said Scott Kornhauser, CEO of Healthation. "We work very closely with our clients and look forward to playing an integral role in MercyCare's future growth within the Wisconsin and northern Illinois market."

About MercyCare Health Plan

Janesville, WI-based MercyCare Insurance Company is a wholly owned, for profit subsidiary of the Mercy Health System (MHS), a non-profit corporation. Mercy Health System is a vertically integrated health care delivery system, providing services in 24 communities in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois, including Rock, Walworth, Jefferson, Green, McHenry, Lake and Kane counties. MercyCare is considered a division, or department of MHS, for operational purposes. The health system, including MercyCare, is the largest employer in Rock County, with over 3800 employee and physician partners.

About Healthation

Darien, IL-based Healthation is a healthcare software company helping payers and administrators improve business performance with user-driven, rules-based, benefits management and claims processing & portal software solutions. Healthation's goal is to accelerate a retail transformation in healthcare with a real-time, open exchange platform. Healthation offers two distinct products -- AboveHealth® and AcceleHealth® and is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. The AboveHealth® portal solution is the leading rules-based, portal offering full administrative capabilities across the member, group, provider, health plan and broker community. The company's AcceleHealth® solution is the industry's premier, 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.

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