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Enables Integration between Internal Systems and State and Federal Exchanges
RESTON, Va., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- hCentive, the leader in healthcare exchange technology, announced today that Delta Dental of Wisconsin and its affiliates, nonprofit dental service organizations providing benefits to over 3 million subscribers, have licensed WebInsure Exchange Manager. This robust cloud-based solution enables the organizations to seamlessly integrate with the Vermont State-based exchange, Vermont Health Connect, and the Federally Facilitated Marketplace for the states of Arizona, Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Kansas, New Hampshire and Maine. The system was launched, fully integrated and operational, on the October 1 enrollment date. Moving forward, the organizations can integrate with additional state-based and private exchanges as the opportunities rise.
Delta Dental of Wisconsin and its affiliates will be utilizing WebInsure Exchange Manager to showcase their various products, benefits, and ratings on all of its linked sales channels. This solution controls the connectivity, data exchange, compliance and transactional reconciliation for all of exchanges connected to the various organizations. hCentive had to go through a rigorous review process that involved representatives from each organization. Each plan had to approve the product before the contract was signed.
"We're pleased to have WebInsure Exchange Manager selected by Delta Dental of Wisconsin and its affiliates. Gaining approval from all the Delta Dental constituents involved was not an easy feat. They all had very specific needs and it is a testament to the functionality of our exchange manager product that we were able to meet all of those requirements," said Manoj Agarwala, President & Chief Operating Officer of hCentive. " The interest level in our exchange connectivity solutions continues to grow and we expect further uptick in 2014 as plans start to look into connecting with third party private exchanges. Our solution is earning adoption at a fast rate because it allows easy integration with existing internal systems and is very scalable to meet even the fastest growth in subscribers."
"hCentive offers the flexibility that we needed to meet the dental plan needs of our diverse population of subscribers," said Jeff Lutgen, Vice President, Information Technology at Delta Dental of Wisconsin. "hCentive offers very robust back-end technology with a simple-to-use interface that we anticipate will be quickly adopted by all stakeholders. It can be easily integrated with internal systems and features OS independence so it can run on nearly any internet-connected device."
To learn more about hCentive's WebInsure products, visit http://www.hcentive.com/.
About Delta Dental of Wisconsin
Delta Dental of Wisconsin is a not-for-profit dental service corporation offering benefit services, claims processing, and plan administration to employers throughout Wisconsin since 1962. The company is headquartered in Stevens Point, with sales offices in Milwaukee and Madison, and provides benefits and services to more than 1.4 million subscribers and their family members. Delta Dental administers dental benefits for more Wisconsin companies than any other insurance carrier.
As a member of the nationwide Delta Dental Plans Association, the company is able to offer employees of Wisconsin-based companies the same dental benefits to wherever they are located in the United States. The Delta Dental Plans Association is the largest dental-benefits system in the nation. Its member companies provide benefits to more than 59 million people in 97,000 groups across the United States
It is a part of the Delta Dental Plans Association (DDPA), based in Oak Brook, Ill., which consists of 39 Delta Dental member companies licensed in all 50 states. The association collectively covers nearly 56 million of the 166 million people nationwide with private dental insurance, making it the largest national system of dental plans.
hCentive is in the business of simplifying the complex world of health insurance. hCentive provides technology solutions for health insurers and state health agencies. These solutions help them reduce cost and administrative complexity, while enhancing relationships with their customers.
hCentive is the first organization to build an exchange solution from the ground-up post the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA). hCentive has developed a deep understanding of healthcare reform and has crafted solutions and services that align with federal and state regulations and meet or exceed all industry standards.
The hCentive WebInsure Consumer, WebInsure Medicare and WebInsure Group platforms help health insurers cost-effectively acquire and manage individual, Medicare and small business customers. The hCentive WebInsure Private Exchange platform allows health plans to offer defined contribution plan marketplace to small business customers. The WebInsure State platform helps states create a health benefits exchange to comply with health insurance exchange requirements of the PPACA. The WebInsure Exchange Manager provides a complete connectivity solution for health plans to connect to State Exchanges. The WebInsure Cloud solution provides practical and cost-effective cloud hosting options to health plans.
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