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NEW CO-BRANDED DENTALXCHANGE AND DELTA DENTAL OF COLORADO SOFTWARE REDUCES CREDENTIAL PROCESSING FROM 90 DAYS TO 10 DAYS

Co-branded with Delta Dental of Colorado, DDS Enroll software has reduced credentialing processing times by 89 percent, dropping from 90 days to 10 days, according to Cheryl A. Lerner, DMD, Chief Clinical Officer of Delta Dental of Colorado.

“These results create a new benchmark for the industry,” says Dr. Lerner. “In just three short months, the DentalXChange team implemented a product that exceeds our expectations in every way. The concerns we had early on that providers would be hesitant to adopt the paperless process were quickly dispelled. Since our launch, 99.8 percent of all credentialing and recredentialing application packets have been submitted electronically.

“The tremendous expertise, quality of software design and professionalism of the DentalXChange team have allowed us to process 97 percent of the applications submitted to date with no hands-on assistance or provider follow-up from Delta Dental of Colorado staff,” says Lerner. “The level of service they have provided has been exceptional—certainly the best from a vendor in my career so far.”

Additional results released by DentalXChange regarding the new co-branded DDS Enroll software include:

  • Increased provider accessibility

With the new software, providers are now able to log in and monitor their credential process in real time. This option was not previously available.

  • All-Payer Option

DDS Enroll improves the provider experience by offering an all-payer solution in lieu of a single-payer solution, which eliminates the need to duplicate lengthy applications across all carriers.

  • Payer Notifications

Recredentialing notifications can be delivered via ClaimConnect, a national all-payer revenue management portal with access to nearly every provider desktop. Credentialing expiration notices are no longer an expensive process for payers, freeing up in-house staff or eliminating the need to outsource this process.

“The results of this program are encouraging for the industry as a whole,” says Scott Wellwood, President of DentalXChange. “EDI adoption rates in the dental sector continue to lag that of the healthcare industry at large. The impressive adoption rates of the Colorado provider market show that providers are seeking paperless and streamlined solutions. We believe we’ll see more payers shift to EDI credentialing software in the months ahead, and we remain open to partnerships and co-branded solutions with others in the industry.”

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2017 in Review with Scott Wellwood

Scott Wellwood, President of DentalXChange

I can honestly say that 2017 was one of the most eventful in our history. While we have faced many challenges, I am so proud of the way our entire Team has faced them head on, and converted them into opportunities for both personal and company growth.

Throughout the year, our focus has been to broaden the scope of our offerings to all of our stakeholders. We have continued to reduce our dependency on outside entities in some areas, while entering into strategic partnerships where it made sense.

Noteworthy developments include:

  • We have exceeded our forecasted growth in both claims and real-time transactions
  • Print claims have been reduced to an all-time low of less than 4%, facilitated by new EDI relationships with numerous payers large and small
  • Launch of our own Attachment service has rolled out extremely smoothly, with connections to most of our major Payer Partners contracted and in place
  • Launch of our DDS Enroll Credentialing services for both Providers and Payers, including a co-branded Payer portal for Delta Dental of Colorado
  • Rollout of a new DMD service improving functionality and accuracy
  • Expansion of our Merchant Services capabilities including:
    • EMV/FSA/HSA reprograming and implementation
    • PCI, EHNAC, and other security re-certifications
    • Improved Vendor integration with our Practice Management Partners
  • Production and deployment of Training videos for both internal and external audiences
  • Expansion of our Mailroom Services, allowing a Payer to completely outsource the processing of incoming paper claims and other documents, becoming 100% EDI

I truly feel we are uniquely positioned to have a fantastic 2018 and thank you all for your past and ongoing contributions to our success.

 

Scott Wellwood

President

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