Aetna and HBMA Joint Statement
Aetna and HBMA are pleased to announce that Aetna has joined the Healthcare Billing & Management Association (HBMA) as a vendor affiliate. Aetna is the first health insurance company to become an HBMA member.
Aetna is one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving an estimated 46.5 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. The company offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and disability plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health care management services, workers' compensation administrative services and health information technology products and services.
As an HBMA member, Aetna will be able to participate in conferences and panel discussions and collaborate on issues that are important to the health care industry such as improving payer and provider relations.
“We are excited to join the HBMA as a vendor affiliate,” said Jay Eisenstock, National Head of Aetna Provider eSolutions. “We value our relationship with the organization and we look forward to expanding and strengthening our relationship with them as members.”
“We are delighted to have Aetna as a member of our trade association dedicated to revenue cycle management,” added Andre Williams, Executive Director of HBMA. “Payors and RCM professionals working together to reduce the administrative burden in healthcare is great for patients, providers and consumers.”
"HBMA and the Commercial Payor Relations (CPR) Committee have worked closely with Aetna for several years. We are grateful for their extended commitment to our association and our mutual good causes. Aetna has participated in many opportunities within HBMA payor relations; including monthly collaboration meetings, provider webinars, multi-payor conference calls and live payor-panel discussions. We look forward to advancing further with Aetna in this new model for further collaboration and overall industry advancement," the CPR Committee included in a statement.
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