Underwriter signs Allscripts subsidiary for EHR: 4 notes

MIB, a membership corporation that providers underwriting services to insurance companies, signed an agreement to access EHR data from Veradigm, a subsidiary of Allscripts, for underwriting purposes.

Four notes:

1. Under the agreement, MIB will access EHR data through Veradigm's eChart Courier services to assist with underwriting for its 400 life insurance members.

2. Designed to automate the medical chart retrieval process, Veradigm eChart Courier electronically and securely transfers encrypted medical records.

3. MIB will use Veradigm eChart Courier to provide life insurers with EHR records when authorized by the individual applying for the insurance policy.

4. "By working with companies like MIB …We reduce the administrative burden placed on healthcare providers through automating manual processes that add cost and complexity to the healthcare system," Tom Langan, Veradigm CEO, said in a press release. "We will continue to deliver on our promise to provide next-generation solutions that make a positive difference from the point-of-care to everyday life."

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