M2 Systems and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska Extend the Value of Their Relationship; M2 Systems Continues to Expand Its Leadership Role in Support of HIPAA Compliancy.Business Editors
MAITLAND, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 16, 2002
M2 Systems Corporation, the leading provider of integration solutions, announced today that Blue Cross and Blue Shield Blue Shield A US not-for-profit health care insurer that is a reimbursement intermediary for physicians. Cf Blue Cross. of Nebraska, a leading Nebraska heath insurance company, has selected M2 Systems' Message Broker, Translation and Integration software for supporting the company's HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996, Public Law 104-191) Also known as the "Kennedy-Kassebaum Act," this U.S. law protects employees' health insurance coverage when they change or lose their jobs (Title I) and provides standards for patient health, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted by the U.S. Congress in 1996.
According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) website, Title I of HIPAA protects health insurance coverage for workers and their families when .
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska will implement M2 Systems' software as its preferred technology solution for supporting its HIPAA initiative. This is in addition to the solution M2 Systems is further providing for the HIPAA front-end all-payor clearinghouse project that will exchange electronic transactions for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska and other payers throughout Nebraska. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska made their selection based on their positive working relationship and many successes with M2 Systems, and the M2 Systems products currently supporting Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) The electronic communication of business transactions, such as orders, confirmations and invoices, between organizations. Third parties provide EDI services that enable organizations with different equipment to connect. front-end initiative. "This partnership and continued relationship represents a sincere commitment on the part of M2 Systems to stand by and support our customers and make available the necessary technology for supporting all industry standards," said Joe Adams, President & CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of M2 Systems.
"By leveraging the functions and capabilities of the M2 solution, we are able to rapidly achieve HIPAA compliance and deliver a strategic solution for supporting our trading partners and business associates," said Ann Schlosser, Director of Electronic Commerce at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska. "M2 Systems technology will help Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska manage our transaction requirements among providers, clearinghouses, other payers and government agencies in sufficient time to support the mandated October 2003 deadline for HIPAA compliance. Our confidence in M2 Systems is strong. The capabilities of M2 Systems have enabled Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska to certify cer·ti·fy
v. cer·ti·fied, cer·ti·fy·ing, cer·ti·fies
a. To confirm formally as true, accurate, or genuine.
b. our Medicare transactions with Claredi, and their continued support of the HIPAA transactions and with other Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans is evidence of their commitment to assist us in complying with the HIPAA mandated deadlines."
M2 Systems Corporation specializes in providing efficient, cost-saving delivery systems for the healthcare industry. Additionally, M2 Systems focuses heavily on the support of all HIPAA regulation and mandates as prescribed by the Department of Health and Human Services Noun 1. Department of Health and Human Services - the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare; created in 1979
Health and Human Services, HHS . Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska has been a customer of M2 Systems since 1998. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska selected M2 Systems for implementing their intelligent messaging An earlier messaging system from Banyan Systems that ran on NetWare and VINES servers and incorporated Banyan's popular Streettalk directory service. It included a basic mail program, which could be upgraded to the more advanced BeyondMail system. See ePresence. infrastructure based on M2 Systems' ENGIN(TM) product. ENGIN(TM) supports multiple business applications including an electronic gateway for supporting all information-based transactions (in numerous and various formats), any-to-any connectivity, translation, and interoperability The capability of two or more hardware devices or two or more software routines to work harmoniously together. For example, in an Ethernet network, display adapters, hubs, switches and routers from different vendors must conform to the Ethernet standard and interoperate with each other. ; and an electronic claims clearinghouse solution that provides full and complete support for all administrative and system functions.
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M2 Systems is an elite software engineering firm focused on delivering online real-time and batch transaction processing Updating the appropriate database records as soon as a transaction (order, payment, etc.) is entered into the computer. It may also imply that confirmations are sent at the same time.
Transaction processing systems are the backbone of an organization because they update constantly. to specialized vertical markets. The M2 Systems architecture is the compilation of next generation technology and proven solutions that have been successfully implemented for more than fifteen years in the applications of finance, healthcare and transportation.
M2 Systems Corporation represents a true end-to-end infrastructure process linking all ends of the equation together in a single solution concept. M2 Systems offers the only fully distributed Fully distributed
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Of or relating to a new issue of securities that has been sold out. network-centric Enterprise Application Integration (EAI (Enterprise Application Integration) Refers to various techniques used to share data and business processes in large enterprises. When companies acquire another organization, disparate information systems have to be made to work together. ) architecture powered by its award-winning technology platform known as ENGIN(TM). All applications are easily and efficiently integrated using M2 Systems' rapid deployment platform, thus maintaining its leadership role in the Enterprise Application Integration market space. For more information about M2 Systems Corporation, contact an M2 Systems Account Executive at 407.551.1395 or visit us on the worldwide web at http://www.m2-corp.com.
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