Barbara Saegar to present “Medicare Advantage – Making the Complex Simple”

RESTON, VA – September 12, 2013: hCentive, the leader in healthcare exchange technology, announced today Barbara Saegar, Manager of Product Management and Compliance at the company, will be speaking at the AHIP 2013 Medicare Conference on Monday, September 23, from 7:30 to 8:30 am.

The session will cover the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Medicare Advantage enrollment, specifically how more beneficiaries are enrolling, instead of the expected decline. Given the increase in beneficiaries and the complex enrollment process, plans need new best practices to simplify their processes. Attendees of the AHIP session will learn how to ensure compliance with CMS SLAs, how to survive Plan Marketing audits, how to introduce automation to plan requirements, and the best ways to manage broker requirements.

Prior to joining hCentive, Ms. Saeger spent 17 years at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee where she held various operations, compliance, and legal positions. She earned a BS in Marketing and Masters in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

“We are very excited to have Barbara included in the impressive speaking roster for the AHIP Medicare Conference” said Manoj Agarwala, President & Chief Operating Officer of hCentive. “Medicare Advantage enrollment was up nearly 10 percent from March 2012 to March 2013, and it’s important to discuss the ramifications of this trend. Our organization carries a lot of industrial knowledge and we encourage the team to share their perspectives in the broader healthcare discussion. AHIP is an important conference that allows attendees to learn about the implications of healthcare reform, various compliance issues, and other pressing concerns.”


About hCentive:
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 solution 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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