Covisint Webinars, Solution Help Physicians and Healthcare Systems Secure PQRS-Driven Revenues, Avoid Penalties

Covisint Webinars, Solution Help Physicians and Healthcare Systems Secure
PQRS-Driven Revenues, Avoid Penalties

Simple, Proven Ways to Fulfill PQRS Submissions to Obtain Bonuses and Avert
1.5 Percent CMS Penalty

DETROIT, June 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Covisint, a Compuware (Nasdaq:CPWR)
company, today announced that it is hosting two webinars to help healthcare
professionals, offices and systems benefit from submitting for Physician
Quality Reporting System (PQRS, formerly known as PQRI) reimbursements.

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The first webinar, beginning today, June 20, 2013, and offered several times
again, will illustrate how easy it is to receive reimbursements and avoid
penalties in 2015 by reporting this year with Covisint. The second webinar, on
July 15, 2013 only, is specifically designed to assist those new to the PQRS
submission process.

Covisint's PQRS submission program offers insight into ACO reporting due to
the overlap in chronic disease and preventive care measures. Covisint is a
national leader in PQRS submissions with a 90 percent-plus PQRS customer
retention rate. The company simplifies the PQRS process through
easy-to-understand data collection forms and an intuitive online web
application. With Covisint, there are no complicated coding systems, charge
capture changes or expensive manual processes.

Covisint helps care providers receive millions of dollars in PQRS incentives
by offering relevant measures groups that minimize the burden of PQRS data
collection and reporting through a simple, fast and proven system. In addition
to avoiding the 1.5 percent penalty in 2015 (based on 2013 submissions),
eligible physicians can earn an additional 0.5 percent of total estimated
Medicare Part B Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) allowed charges for the reporting

Covisint works for PQRS eligible providers, ranging from rural,
single-physician practices to large, multi-specialty groups to hospitals and
integrated networks choosing group reporting options (GPRO). Covisint offers
both electronic and paper data collection methods and can easily assist
providers of any technical sophistication. Additionally, with Covisint,
practices are not required to have an electronic medical/health (EMR/EHR)
system already in place.

"With PQRS, it's all about ease of use and rapid ROI, which is Covisint's
sweet spot," said John Haughton, Covisint Chief Medical Information Officer.
"This is especially true for healthcare organizations that haven't submitted
for PQRS reimbursements in the past. These webinars will guide customers
through the process and help providers achieve a high ROI with little effort."

To register for today's webinar, please visit:

To register for the July 15 webinar (for those new to PQRS), please visit:

Covisint delivers high value to accountable care stakeholders by supporting a
comprehensive health information technology roadmap that helps improve health
outcomes, increases efficiencies and fills the gaps left by existing
technology investments. Covisint's agnostic platform, which works with or
without an existing EMR system, enables the free, secure flow of information
with the customer in full control, helping healthcare providers avoid being
reliant upon one vendor, payer or HIE.

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enabling new mission-critical external business processes. Our solutions
enable organizations to connect, engage, and collaborate with the critical
external audiences that define their success--including customers, business
partners and suppliers. Covisint allows its clients to establish a secure,
reliable, integrated presence in the cloud, and it provides the kind of
engaging information experiences that people everywhere have come to expect.
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