Change Healthcare’s InterQual Expert to Share Blueprint for Case Management Optimization at ACMA 2017

Company to present nine best practices that streamline workflow and help reduce denials for an industry transitioning to value

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NEWTON, Mass. & WASHINGTON--()--ACMA 2017, booth 1001 —Attendees of this year’s American Case Management Association National Conference will learn how to transform their case management program for an industry moving to value when Change Healthcare’s Carol Everhart, RN, Senior Clinical Consultant, shares InterQual’s “Blueprint for Case Management Optimization” in a must-see breakout session.

On Saturday, April 22nd, at 10:45 a.m. in National Harbor room 10 at the Gaylord National Resort, in National Harbor, Md., Everhart will educate attendees on nine best practices to assess the health of their case management program. Those practices include identifying opportunities for improvement to help streamline workflow, benchmark against industry leaders, and implement evidence-based strategies that help reduce medical necessity denials—crucial insights for forward-thinking case managers committed to delivering the most cost-effective, appropriate care.

Also front and center at ACMA 2017, in McKesson booth #1001: the new InterQual® 2017, featuring Medicare Procedures powered by InterQual and Initial Review Criteria, along with more than 120 new content areas, that enhance review consistency and quickly guide emergency department staff to place patients in the appropriate level of care.

About 2,000 attendees and exhibitors are expected to attend ACMA 2017 on April 19th through the 23rd. Change Healthcare’s one-hour InterQual case management optimization presentation is Session 6F in National Harbor room 10, and kicks off at 10:45 a.m. sharp on April 22nd.

InterQual evidence-based criteria and technology solutions help improve clinical decision-making and care management across the medical and behavioral health continuums of care. The InterQual clinical development team synthesizes the most current, best evidence into a fully referenced decision support tool. InterQual’s development process is founded on rigorous review of the literature, and includes extensive peer review by practicing clinical experts across the United States.

About Change Healthcare

On March 2, 2017, Change Healthcare and McKesson announced the closing of their transaction to form a new healthcare technology company. The new company is called Change Healthcare. Change Healthcare is inspiring a better healthcare system. Working alongside our customers and partners, we leverage our software and analytics, network solutions and technology-enabled services to help them improve efficiency, reduce costs, increase cash flow and more effectively manage complex workflows. Together, we are accelerating the journey toward improved lives and healthier communities. Learn more at http://www.ChangeHealthcare.com.

Tags: Change Healthcare, ACMA, ACMA 2017, InterQual, InterQual 2017, Prior Authorization, Medicare Procedures, Case Management, CM, Behavioral Health, Medicare, Value-Based Reimbursement, Utilization Management

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General and Business Press
McKesson Health Solutions
Amy Valli, 610-205-5581
Public Relations
amy.valli@mckesson.com

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Attendees of the ACMA 2017 Conference will learn how to transform their case management program for an industry moving to value at Change Healthcare's “A Blueprint for Case Management" presentation.

Contacts

General and Business Press
McKesson Health Solutions
Amy Valli, 610-205-5581
Public Relations
amy.valli@mckesson.com