Medical Electronic Attachment, Inc. Partners with Wolters Kluwer to Expedite Responses to Medical Record Requests for Medicare Audits Partnership utilizes electronic submission of medical documents to simplify workflow processes saving time and money Business Wire ATLANTA -- March 19, 2013 Medical Electronic Attachment, Inc. (MEA), the recognized leader in secure health information exchange, announced today that it has entered into a partnership with Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. Through the arrangement Wolters Kluwer will use MEA’s FastAttach^® solution as a gateway to participate in Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) electronic submission of medical documents (esMD) via the eHealth Exchange. Through the partnership, Wolters Kluwer will utilize MEA’s esMD CONNECT Gateway solution to increase the efficiency of responses in regards to: *Recovery Audit Contractor *Medicare Administrative Contractor *Additional Documentation Requests *Comprehensive Error Rate Testing “Our solution is specifically designed to handle high-volume, time-sensitive workflows needed to satisfy record requests from audit bodies,” says Maria Bounos, business development manager at Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. “MEA’s esMD capability is an excellent complement to our ADM solution and helps us to further simplify workflows saving our clients time and money.” As a CMS certified Health Information Handler (HIH) for the esMD program, MEA provides an onramp to facilitate electronic transactions between providers, vendors and CMS for the electronically delivery of medical documentation. Providers experience faster claims payments with fewer denials, reduced administrative costs, elimination of paper and manual-based processes and timely response to pre and post-payment audits through the company’s participation in esMD via the eHealth Exchange. “MEA is uniquely positioned to provide the administrative efficiency, and the reduced costs that are necessary to be successful in healthcare today,” says Lindy Benton, CEO of MEA. “Today’s partnership announcement with Wolters Kluwer is further evidence of MEA’s commitment to delivering cost-effective information exchange services to industry-leading companies.” About MEA Medical Electronic Attachment (MEA), the recognized leader in secure health information exchange, offers solutions that enable the capture, transmission, storage and retrieval of medical documentation through the MEA Information Exchange Engine (IEE). MEA’s solutions can be used for claim attachments, HEDIS, quality reviews, Medicare Risk Adjustment, esMD/CMS audits, health information exchange and more. MEA’s mission is to provide value for their clients through an advanced technology and innovative products and services designed to remove manual and paper-based workflows. Further information may be obtained at www.mea-fast.com. About Wolters Kluwer Law & Business Wolters Kluwer Law & Businessis a leading provider of research products and software solutions in key specialty areas for legal and business professionals, as well as casebooks and study aids for law students. Its major product lines includeAspen Publishers,CCH,Kluwer Law InternationalandLoislaw. Its markets include health care organizations, law firms, law schools, corporate counsel and professionals requiring legal and compliance information. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, a unit ofWolters Kluwer, is based in New York City and Riverwoods, IL. Contact: Dodge Communications Robert Clarke, 770-576-3192 firstname.lastname@example.org
Medical Electronic Attachment, Inc. Partners with Wolters Kluwer to Expedite Responses to Medical Record Requests for Medicare
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