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Aug. 8, 2018

25,000 students voted on the No. 1 internship — and it isn't Google or Facebook

The 2018 Top 100 Internship Programs list included bold-faced names in tech and business, such as Google and Facebook. All programs in the Top 100 list offer some opportunity to get hired — an important factor for any student researching internship programs. Wessel says the rates for converting interns to new hires for programs on the list range from 20 percent to 90 percent. Notably, all companies on the Top 100 internship list also pay their interns.

May 21, 2018

State to hear companies’ pitches in return to in-house health exchange site

Presentations are set for today and Tuesday for vendors that are vying to put together the state’s platform for buying health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. The state invited Get Insured and hCentive to present their technology solutions today, with Maximus, Get Insured and Softheon presenting their customer service plans on Tuesday. Contract negotiations could start by early June, said Heather Korbulic, executive director of the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange.

Mar. 5, 2018

State Obamcare Changes could hurt Medicaid programs

The states are trying to tie their commercial and Medicaid changes together to get more powerful flexibility for state-led health reform,” Yvonne Villante, director of marketing and health-care reform with Softheon Inc. in Stony Brook, N.Y., told Bloomberg Law March 2.

Feb. 23, 2018

Stony Brook Hackathon Inspires Cutting-Edge Student-Built Technologies

Over the President’s Day weekend, Stony Brook University welcomed 174 students to the Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology to compete in a 40-hour IoT and security hackathon. As part of a partnership with Major League Hacking, $30,000 in industry sponsorship for the event came from Softheon…

Nov. 1, 2017

Four questions with the CEO: Softheon’s Eugene Sayan

The healthcare industry is flooded with personal data and information. Here, Softheon founder and CEO, Eugene Sayan, shares his thoughts on why protecting health consumers’ information is key for the industry moving forward.

Oct. 26, 2017

ConnectiCare to join in state’s small business health insurance exchange

Access Health also announced that it has selected Softheon, a cloud-based health insurance exchange distribution and services provider, to facilitate its SHOP program; the move will enhance the consumer experience with real-time health insurance products and services, the exchange said.

Oct. 23, 2017

The 2017 Owler perceptions of leadership team diversity study

The Owler Community, now over 1.5 million strong, has a lot to say about the modern workplace and the world at large. Last month, we asked our Owler Community to weigh in on how diverse they think their leadership teams are, and what they had to say is surprising.

Oct. 17, 2017

Rep. Zeldin meets with Eugene Sayan of Softheon

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) met in his Patchogue office with Eugene Sayan, Chairman, CEO, and President of Softheon. Located in Stony Brook, Softheon is a leading healthcare IT (HIT) provider that designs federal and state health insurance exchanges. During the meeting, they discussed the work done at Softheon and how changes in healthcare policy will affect their business. Congressman Zeldin is pictured above, left, with Mr. Sayan, right.

Sept. 26, 2017

Softheon’s million-dollar pledge ensures bright future for Tesla Science Center and Solidifies Long Island’s Role as a Technology Powerhouse

CMM Managing Partner Joe Campolo announced that Softheon, Inc. will make an unprecedented donation of one million dollars to support the Tesla Science Center and solidify Long Island’s spot in scientific history. Softheon ranks among Long Island’s most innovative companies, meeting the complicated challenges of healthcare delivery with seamless technology.

Aug. 14, 2017

New HealthCare.gov flexibility could ease 2018 pain: Ex

Executives at Softheon Inc. are hoping HealthCare.gov’s new, flexible approach to web brokers will make the individual major medical market work smoothly this fall. The company is doing everything it can to get a direct enrollment proxy connection with HealthCare.gov running up Nov. 1…

Jul. 12, 2017

Views can the Trump administration fix health insurance?

Like millions of consumers, employers and health plan providers, benefit advisers are ill at ease about the future of healthcare under the Trump administration. Anxiety over higher premiums, fewer choices and a roll back of Medicaid expansion after 2020 have become sovereign pain points for all concerned.

Jul. 1, 2017

Softheon launches Medicaid administration solution

Softheon, a provider of cloud-based health insurance marketplace integration and remediation tools, unveiled its Medicaid administration cloud solution. Here are three things to know about the service.

Jun. 29, 2017

Five reasons why the Senate GOP health plan demands health issuer and employers’ attention

The Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) of 2017 [H.R. 1628] would replace the ACA and establish a system that is anticipated to reduce the cost of healthcare, expand available plan options for consumers, reduce federal spending, and grant small businesses and associations the capability to establish small business health plans that operate outside of state insurance regulations.

Jun. 28, 2017

Four things to watch in Senate Obamacare replacement

While the House bill links tax credits to age, the Senate bill would tie subsidy amounts to income that would stop at 350% of the federal poverty level (FPL). In comparison, the ACA stops these at 400% of the FPL, explains Eugene Sayan, founder, chairman, and CEO of Softheon, a cloud-based health insurance exchange integration and remediation platform.

Jun. 8, 2017

In SBU’s Incubators, it’s all About who you know

Other showcase companies, such as health-management solutions provider Softheon and concrete-alternative manufacturer Green SulfCrete LLC, were more established. Softheon, a longtime CEWIT resident, is often referenced as the poster child of SBU’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, having grown from a handful of employees to a staff of roughly 150 in just four years.

Jun. 1, 2017

Innovation’s past, present, future at SBU showcase

“Stony Brook University is gearing up for its annual business-development victory lap. Slated to be featured are Intelibs, a broadband wireless access solutions provider; Private Machines, peddling a patent-pending cloud and data-center security technology; healthcare-focused business-intelligence software specialist Softheon; and STS Global…”

May 31, 2017

Healthcare 100 Informatics: Softheon Ranked as 18th Largest Healthcare IT Vendor

The editors of Healthcare Informatics are once again proud to present the newest edition of our unique industry offering: the Healthcare Informatics 100 (THE 100), a compilation of the top health IT companies based on HIT revenues from the most recent fiscal year.

May 8, 2017

Payers look to 3rd parties for claims processing, customer management

In telling insurers about solutions other than buying equipment, Softheon CEO and President Eugene Sayan said he frequently hears, “‘You mean it will not cost $25 to $35 million to build my insurance division? I don’t need to hire all these people? I can do it with cloud computing?'”

Apr. 20, 2017

Reform & improve

With sincere respect for the tremendous efforts made to date by state-based marketplaces, direct-to-consumer marketing is not generally considered a core strength of the public sector. Allowing a range of commercial (and public) web-based entities to market qualified health plans could add substantially to enrollment. (Private options, such as Softheon, eHealth, and GetInsured either did not exist or were far less robust when the ACA was drafted.)

Mar. 19, 2017

Students test computer science skills at inaugural hackathon

“We kind of see [hackathons] as an evolution of the traditional career fair,” John Saunders, a marketer for one of the event sponsors Softheon said. “At a hackathon, you can show off your skills in real time with real world applications that companies can potentially put on the marketplace.”

Mar. 16, 2017

Four ways Trump will shift digital healthcare

Eugene Sayan, CEO and president of Softheon, agrees. “With growing expectations for targeted experiences through new and emerging sales channels, we can expect the health insurance industry to continue to undergo a digital transformation like what we observed in the banking, airline, and travel markets.”

Mar. 6, 2017

Four priorities your health plan must embrace to thrive in the future

Regardless of what may happen to healthcare during the Trump administration, the fact remains that consumers are growing more and more accustomed to easier experiences and greater choices in all aspects of their shopping experience, says Dan Hughes, managing director of sales at Softheon. Healthcare is no exception.

Jan. 31, 2017

5 Post-election thoughts from the experiences of state-run marketplaces

Following President Trump’s executive order to reduce economic and regulatory burdens set forth by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), it’s natural for healthcare executives to grow concerned or anxious regarding the future of the industry. Your daily meetings may have become interjected by conversations on what is likely to occur, the replacement plan the new Administration is likely to adopt, or how your organization can best take advantage of its knowledge to stay ahead of what’s to come.

Jan. 11, 2017

Plans to Scrap Obamacare don’t worry PF Softheon

As President Obama leaves office and Donald Trump prepares to take the reins, a Republican Congress has declared repealing Obamacare to be one of its top priorities. But what that will entail and what the resulting healthcare system will look like is anyone’s guess at this point.

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