Brightree® Encourages Post-Acute Care Providers to Continue with ICD-10 Readiness Plans

Solutions Set to Support Providers Ahead of Original October 1, 2014 Transition Date

ATLANTA--()--Brightree, the leading provider of cloud-based clinical, billing and business management software solutions for the post-acute care industry, today issued a response to the potential delay of ICD-10 for a year from October 1, 2014, to October 1, 2015.

“Brightree has made meaningful investments – in preparing our solutions and in educating our customers – to ensure post-acute care providers are ready in advance of the ICD-10 transition date,” said Chris Watson, chief operating officer for Brightree.

“Our mission is to provide modern technology and expertise to significantly improve business and clinical outcomes across post-acute care. We believe improving data integrity and information exchange nationally and globally is a worthy mission, and we committed to preparing our solutions and customers for ICD-10 ahead of the October 2014 deadline. We encourage our customers to continue with their preparedness plans so they are ready, whether this year’s deadline remains intact or is delayed.”

On March 10, 2014 Brightree announced its successful participation in national ICD-10 testing by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), stating the company had received 100 percent acceptance of test claims submitted across its solutions – including the Brightree HME, Brightree Home Health, Brightree Hospice, Pacware and MedAct products.

Brightree also maintains an ICD-10 readiness education section on its website, and has hosted numerous webinars and conference education sessions to help customers prepare to transition to ICD-10.

About Brightree LLC

Brightree is the leading provider of cloud-based software for the post-acute care industry. Our nearly 500 team members serve more than 3,000 companies in the HME, home health, hospice, O&P, HME pharmacy, home infusion and rehab home care segments. Brightree's unique SaaS software solutions follow the natural workflow of providers to automate and improve how they manage their businesses. The company is ranked as one of the top 100 healthcare IT companies in the U.S. on the prestigious Healthcare Informatics 100 (HCI 100) list. For further information, visit www.brightree.com or call 1.888.598.7797.

Brightree is a registered trademark of Brightree LLC.

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Contacts

For Brightree
Dodge Communications
Nicole Foo, 770-576-2545
nfoo@dodgecommunications.com