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Single integration with OXLO replaces web of health insurance data integrations for health insurers

BROOMFIELD, CO – When the Affordable Care Act established health insurance exchanges – centralized databases to allow individuals and small businesses to compare health plans – OXLO Systems, a Colorado-based Software as Service company, recognized that data integrations between insurers and exchange partners were going to be complex and time consuming. OXLO responded by creating OXLO IntegrateOnce™,  an online hub that performs all the integration work necessary to meet the unique requirements of each of an insurer’s exchange partners. Continue reading

An Overview of The Insurance Exchange

The insurance exchanges have been created as part of President Obama’s health care reform bill, to help American citizens obtain affordable healthcare. The Exchanges present state-regulated and standardized healthcare plans offered by insurance carriers allowing individuals to opt-in to individual health insurance that has met oversight rules imposed by the govt. The Insurance Exchanges are envisioned to fulfill the vision of providing consumer protection and oversight while making sure that hospitals remain cost-effective rather than abusing their privilege. While health insurance exchanges are a contentious issue, they have been put into action recently under the direction of Obama’s staff and other relevant agencies. Continue reading

ACOs – What is an Accountable Care Organization?

What is an Accountable Care Organization?

The debate about healthcare in the United States has been raging for many years. More recently it has gotten serious attention because of president Obama’s healthcare reform acts. Many of the provisions are points of contention, but many are necessary for a quality healthcare system that benefits American citizens. Important to this debate are the Accountable Care Organizations, which have garnered increasing interest with critics and proponents alike. Each Accountable Care Organization (or ACO for short) is within a network of heath care providers that maintain accountability for the care of Medicare patients enrolled in the program. Continue reading

Health Insurance Exchange – Carriers Face IT Systems Integration Problems

Health Insurance Exchanges are new markets created by initiatives as defined in US Health Care Reform. Two pieces of legislation are collectively referred to as the Affordable Care Act and outline Health Insurance Exchanges:

  1. March 23, 2010 – The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
  2. March 30, 2010 – The Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.

Section 1311 of the Affordable Care Act establishes Health Insurance Exchanges (Exchanges) and sets a milestone January 1, 2014 for the Exchanges to begin offering health care coverage. Continue reading

OXLO Systems Releases 35 Page White Paper to Aid Integration with Health Insurance Exchanges

BROOMFIELD, CO – Apr 9, 2012 – Oxlo Systems Inc., a Software as a Service (SaaS) company that provides business intelligence and information technology for the health care industry, has partnered with ACA-Solutions, Inc., a consulting firm formed to help health insurance companies comply with the Affordable Care Act, to release a white paper entitled “A Rapid Adaptation Strategy for Integrating with Health Insurance Exchanges.”The 32-page paper was written to help health insurance executives clearly understand the data integration requirements associated with the mandated Health Insurance Exchanges (Exchanges).

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Colorado company providing vital market intelligence as more health care organizations evaluate creating Accountable Care Organizations to control costs

BROOMFIELD, CO – Mar 13, 2012 – Oxlo Systems Inc., a Software as Service company that provides market intelligence for a variety of industries, has announced the availability of comprehensive competitive information about health insurance plan benefits and pricing data for all 50 states. According to the company, this data is aggregated and normalized to provide “apples to apples” comparisons to help health care executives make solid business decisions about emerging alternatives to conventional provider/payer relationships. Continue reading

BROOMFIELD, CO – Oct 11, 2011 – Oxlo Systems Inc., joins America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) as an affiliate organization member. Oxlo provides strategic individual health insurance rates and benefits transparency solutions, data and services to Health Plan sales, marketing and competitive intelligence teams. Continue reading