Medical Electronic Attachment, Inc. Partners with Wolters Kluwer to Expedite Responses to Medical Record Requests for Medicare

  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

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.


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