|By Marketwired .||
|January 6, 2014 09:11 AM EST|
SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/06/14 -- Seeking better ways to screen and enroll uninsured patients, four leading California community clinic organizations, serving more than 50,000 patients annually, have selected PointCarePA, a web-based, mobile-friendly patient screening, enrollment, and reporting technology. The software is provided by PointCare, a patient advocacy-focused company whose clients have screened more than a half-million patients. The four organizations, East Valley Community Health Center, Mendocino Coast Clinics, Mountain Valleys Health Centers, and Clinica Monsenor Oscar A. Romero, will use PointCarePA to provide clinic staff with instant access to screening, enrollment and reporting tools and health coverage options for their uninsured patients.
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"Our community members continue to face uncertainty and confusion when it comes to signing up for health insurance," said Sheral Thorlaksson, COO of Mountain Valleys Health Centers, which serves patients in Lassen, Shasta, Siskiyou, and Modoc Counties. "Now is the time to use the most advanced tools to educate and enroll these patients. With PointCarePA, our staff can quickly provide patients with enrollment information and help them through the entire process."
Clinics also note other benefits from PointCarePA. "My staff have instant coverage information with PointCarePA. It includes CoveredCA, Medi-Cal, FamilyPACT and many more options that are important for our patients to access," said Sandra Rossato, Executive Director of Clinica Romero.
PointCarePA organizes the fragmented health coverage system by providing real-time eligibility, coverage, and application information for several thousand U.S. health coverage programs. The software's database includes every state's Medicaid & CHIP programs, private plans, Affordable Care Act-Exchange options, and additional state and federal programs along with each facility's sliding scale discount and grant programs.
"Clinics and hospitals today are looking for affordable and simple solutions to support enrollment efforts," noted Everett Lebherz, Vice President of PointCare. "We are not only committed to providing screening and enrollment services, but also real-time reports on patient demographic data and staff performance on assists and enrollments."
PointCare's clients include several California-based hospitals and clinics, and the company is currently in negotiation with more than fifty hospitals and hundreds of clinics throughout the country.