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Episource Returns to RISE National as Platinum Sponsor with Expanded Risk-Adjustment Platform

SVP of Product Development of premier full-service risk-adjustment and quality vendor to deliver breakout session on effective strategies from 2020 risk adjustment.

 

Los Angeles, Calif., February 23, 2021  Episource, one of the largest services and technology companies for risk adjustment and quality, is returning to RISE National 2021, a live-streaming virtual event that will take place March 26-30. As a Platinum Sponsor, Episource will showcase its groundbreaking innovations in risk adjustment with a presentation led by SVP Product Development, Sujata Bajaj: Setting the Curve While Flattening the Curve: Effective Strategies from 2020 Risk Adjustment.

Now in its 15th year—and second year as a virtual conference—RISE National brings together leading subject matter experts in risk adjustment and quality to tackle the most pressing challenges in the healthcare industry today. For two days, more than 1,400 stakeholders across the Medicare Advantage and ACA markets will gather virtually in order to learn about the latest technologies, best practices, and regulatory trends in the industry.

Episource SVP of Product Development, Sujata Bajaj, will kick-off the event with a valuable session, taking a deep-dive into strategies learned from 2020 risk adjustment. In this presentation, Bajaj will take a look at health plans that were resilient to the challenges of reduced diagnosis capture due to lower patient utilization.

This presentation will review:

  • The unique and common traits of the patient and provider populations that contributed to trends.
  • Risk-adjustment strategies utilized throughout 2020 and prior years which can be tied to impacts in claims count.
  • Compliant program development during the public health emergency (PHE) that will be employed moving forward.

“We could not be more thrilled to once again sponsor RISE National and share our learnings gleaned from 2020 risk adjustment,” said Bajaj. “The utilization trends we saw in 2020 have led to challenges for many health plans—and some have fared better than others. In our presentation, we take a look at what set apart those who were more successful, and how these best practices can be leveraged in the year ahead. Payers who attend our workshop will walk away with actionable strategies to navigate risk adjustment through the end of the PHE and beyond.”

In addition to providing health plans and providers with strategies to navigate the new world of COVID-19, Episource recently announced the expansion of its risk-adjustment SaaS tools, epiAnalyst and epiEncounter, to Medicaid and ACA plans. The leading healthcare technology vendor also plans to unveil additional new products and services ahead of the conference, further bolstering its end-to-end platform, which already includes the following areas:

  • Risk adjustment analytics
  • Virtual care and telehealth
  • Advanced chart audits
  • Retrospective chart reviews
  • Quality analytics and reporting
  • Encounter data submissions
  • Health risk assessments

“At Episource, we understand just how challenging the healthcare landscape is for health plans today. We remain committed to providing our clients with a comprehensive portfolio of solutions to help navigate risk-adjustment in any environment. Over the past year, the Episource team has been busy at work building risk-adjustment tools to help our clients not just survive the pandemic, but thrive. We are very excited to launch these new products just in time for RISE National 2021, further proving that we are the leading partner for risk adjustment and quality,” said Sishir Reddy, Episource Co-CEO.

Visit Episource’s Virtual Booth to schedule time with subject matter experts and industry leaders from the team. For more information, visit Episource’s RISE events page.

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About Episource
Episource reinvents risk adjustment program management across healthcare organizations with an integrated platform. We empower the most recognizable names in healthcare with end-to-end risk adjustment solutions. From risk adjustment analytics, retrospective chart reviews, in-home assessments, encounter submissions and quality reporting, Episource simplifies healthcare with elegance and innovation.

Media Contact:
Alanna Taylor
Episource
Alanna.Taylor@episource.com

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