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AMA Endorses CAQH Initiative

October 30, 2008
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Washington-based CAQH, a nonprofit alliance of health plans and trade associations working to simplify healthcare administration, announced today that the American Medical Association (AMA, Chicago) has endorsed its Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange (CORE) initiative.

In addition to endorsing the initiative, the AMA says it will work with CAQH to educate AMA members about efficiencies that the CORE rules can bring to provider practices, and help communicate strategies to its members for discussing CORE with their affiliated vendors and health plans.

CORE is a multi-phase initiative focused on improving provider access to electronic patient administrative information before or at the time of service, using any technology they choose.

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