In honor of Softheon’s veterans, we teamed up with the Long Island State Veterans Home at Stony Brook University this year. The organization’s mission is to provide high quality and…
Imagine a school of 330 girls with a 92% college acceptance rate in a country where only a third of girls go to school. Then imagine this school having no electricity.
When Softheon learned this was a reality at the Rustam School in Afghanistan’s Yakawlang district, we were committed to finding a solution.
Medicare has been considered a “High Risk program” by the Government Accountability Office since 1990 due to its size, complexity and susceptibility to improper payments. In 2018, improper payments accounted for 5% of the total $616.8 million of Medicare’s net costs.
This past week over 5,000 senior leaders in health care descended on Las Vegas, Nevada for the annual HLTH conference to solve health care’s most pressing problems. The event at MGM Grand brought together payers, providers, employers, investors, pharma stakeholders, and policy makers.
Our own CEO Eugene Sayan was a speaker amongst the likes of Mark Cuban and Andy Slavitt. Sayan discussed the digital revolution of claims, billing and payment solutions in which Softheon is leading the way in the health care space.
In case you were not able to attend, here is a recap of the key topics discussed:
Long Island is perhaps best known for having beautiful beaches with waterfront mansions. It is against this backdrop that its massive homeless population often goes overlooked. As of 2016, there were nearly 4,000 homeless people in Suffolk and Nassau counties. In addition, currently about seven percent of Long Island’s population lives below the federal poverty level.
A growing number of reports have showed it is in states’ interests to run their own health insurance marketplace.
Most recently, a report from the Urban Institute and the Georgetown Center on Health Insurance Reforms uncovered the primary factors driving states to switch from the HealthCare.gov platform to a full state-based marketplace (SBM). The authors of the report spoke with 22 stakeholders from Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon and Pennsylvania—all states transitioning to an SBM model—to gather evidence.
Softheon’s Diwali Night is celebrated annually during the month of October. Diwali, or Deepavali, a Sanskrit word meaning “rows of lighted lamps,” is a Hindu-originated festival is celebrated nationally by most Indians regardless of their faith. During the five-day celebration known as the “Festival of Lights” clay lamps known as Diya’s are lit to signify the victory of good over evil, according to the Hindu American Foundation. The festival, which coincides with the Hindu New Year, celebrates new beginnings and the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness.
When it comes to health care policy, California is one of the most progressive states in the nation. This past year, Governor Newsom signed into law a state-level individual mandate.…
Last week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published two proposed rules: “Modernizing and Clarifying the Physician Self-Referral Regulations” and “Revisions to the Safe Harbors Under the Anti-Kickback Statute and Civil Monetary Penalty Rules Regarding Beneficiary Inducements.” This piece provides a recap of the main points and motivations in each rule.