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Microsoft Launches State Insurance Exchange Solution

February 9, 2011
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Microsoft Corp. (Redmond, Wash.) announced it will offer new turnkey technology solutions tailored to help states quickly roll out their statewide health insurance exchanges by 2014. These solutions are part of Microsoft's broader set of offerings for health and human services, designed to assist states in reducing the cost of service delivery, while improving quality and efficiency. Solutions include health information exchanges, enrollment and eligibility, and health-enabled business intelligence/analytics and case coordination.

Microsoft's State Health Insurance Exchange (HIX) solutions include several core Microsoft and partner technologies and allow state and government agencies to choose a single interoperable framework that connects new and existing government and private sector systems within a consistent architecture. Among Microsoft's partners is Extend Health, Inc., which operates the largest private Medicare health insurance exchange in the country and recently won the contract to provide its exchange technology and services to the state of Nevada's Public Employees' Benefits Program where it will transition eligible retired employees to individual Medicare supplemental plans.

State HIX solutions from Microsoft and its partners offer a clear, simple choice for building a successful insurance exchange and helping achieve compliance with health reform legislation's insurance exchange provisions. This offering can provide a state with a single solution that integrates the multiple aspects of health insurance delivery, including consumer portals, eligibility determinations, financial services, plan enrollment, enhanced privacy features and program administration.


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