Decision expands relationship, enables affiliates to use platform’s integrated care coordination, HCC risk adjustment, provider alignment, and HEDIS® quality management solutions
August 10, 2018, NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA – Vital Data Technology, LLC, an emerging innovator in artificial intelligence and advanced analytics for health plan performance, today announced Access Health Services selected the Affinitē platform’s integrated care coordination, HCC risk adjustment, HEDIS® quality management and provider alignment modules for affiliated Medicare Advantage health plans. This decision expands the organization’s relationship with Vital Data Technology. Superior Select Health Plans, an Access Health Services affiliate, will be the first of several to deploy the Affinitē platform in the next 90 days.
Access Health Services, an Arkansas based Managed Services Organization (MSO), now provides Affinitē modules including: Affinitē™ Quality, Affinitē™ PlanLink , Affinitē™ ProviderLink and Affinitē Risk, otherwise cost-prohibitive to up-and-coming Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plans (SNP). The Affinitē platform provides: HEDIS® management for care-gap closure, submission and compliance; payer and provider alignment for quality improvement; risk adjustment for HCC optimization, and care coordination for better member outcomes.
“Extending this partnership allows us to deploy best-of-breed HEDIS®, HCC risk adjustment, care coordination and provider relationship management for growing and established affiliated Medicare Advantage SNP plans as they seek to optimize management of their members’ complex conditions,” stated George Platt, MSOM, PAHM; Chief Executive Officer and President of Access Health Services.
The Affinitē™ platform’s natively integrated, cloud-based offering addresses the needs of Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plans and enables Access Health Services to offer its affiliates configurable solutions uniquely suited to each individual plan’s needs.
Jason Lee, Executive Director of Superior Select Health Plans, noted, “Our experience this year with the Affinitē Risk tool led us to expand and deploy the full offering. Access enables our staff to utilize this comprehensive solution cost-effectively – a tremendous time saver for us – since the platform automates many tasks we are currently handling by-hand. As an executive, I appreciate the instant prioritization of our population based on criteria we establish as significant to plan performance.”
“Our relationship with Access Health Services enables us to simultaneously deploy powerful, data-driven solutions to numerous health plans nationwide. This relationship enables affiliates to utilize the Affinitē platform’s integrated approach to identify, stratify and prioritize members for optimal outcomes across care coordination, quality improvement, risk management and provider relations,” commented Matt D’Ambrosia, Chief Executive Officer of Vital Data Technology.
Vital Data Technology empowers health plans to continuously improve outcomes, accelerate compliance and control costs. Vital Data’s Affinitē™ platform unifies formerly siloed data and leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning to drive actionable interventions. The platform’s modules include: Affinitē™ PlanLink™ for real-time CareFlow™ automation and case management for stakeholders throughout the care continuum; Affinitē™ ProviderLink™ for prioritized, actionable patient interventions; MyVitalData™ for mobile app member engagement; Affinitē™ Quality for optimization of quality management and HEDIS® performance, and Affinitē™ Risk for Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC) risk adjustment.
Vital Data Technology is trusted by health plans nationwide across Medicare Advantage, Medicare, Medicaid, commercial and self-funded adult and pediatric populations and has received NCQA HEDIS® Certification for five consecutive years. For more information visit www.VitalDataTech.com or call (866) 482-8399.
Access Health Services is a Managed Services Organization (MSO) designed to provide administrative services to health-related clients such as Medicare Advantage special needs plans (SNP), Medicaid support companies, non-governmental health plans, as well as small clinics, providers, or ancillary vendors. For more information visit www.access-healthservices.com.
The Superior Select Health Plans are offered by Arkansas Superior Select, Inc., an Arkansas-based HMO providing Medicare Advantage and Dental plans to individuals throughout Arkansas. For more information www.superiorselectmedicare.com or www.superiorselectbenifits.com.