Change Healthcare, Amazon partner on cloud-based claims and payments network

Change Healthcare and Amazon are teaming up on a new cloud-based claims and payments network for payers and providers.

Four things to know:

1. Change Healthcare will deploy the network on Amazon Web Services using blockchain and other technologies.

2. Overall, the network aims to help ensure more efficient, transparent and secure administrative and financial transactions between payers and providers, according to Change Healthcare.

3. Kris Joshi, executive vice president and president of network solutions at Change Healthcare, said Amazon Web Services' "flexibility, scalability and reliability makes them an ideal partner to extend our connectivity to the cloud and offer next-generation technologies, such as blockchain, to facilitate and speed payer-provider information exchange. Moving forward, we will enlist the expertise and technologies of other players in the healthcare space to extend the availability, functionality and value of this network."

4. Change Healthcare said the new cloud-based claims and payments network will complement its Intelligent Healthcare Network enterprise-scale blockchain solution, which launched in January.

 

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