EDS signs Dean Health Insurance to claims administration system

Source: EDS

EDS today announced an agreement with Dean Health Insurance, one of the largest and most diversified managed care organizations in the Midwest, to implement EDS' MetaVance Administration and Finance System.

This agreement will allow Dean Health Insurance to improve productivity and efficiency, enable growth and ultimately improve service to its 275,000 members. Financial details were not disclosed.

"Dean Health Insurance is not only committed to providing quality care to our members, but also evolving our business to meet the needs of our constituents by introducing new and innovative services," said Lon Sprecher, chief operating officer of Dean Health Insurance. "EDS understands our growth strategies, and the flexibility of MetaVance will allow us to adapt quickly to the changing marketplace, in turn improving our ability to bring new products and services to our members."

MetaVance is a highly scalable system designed to automate core administrative processes such as enrollment, provider management and claims processing and features a flexible, adaptable, service-oriented architecture. MetaVance's member-centric data model uses advanced technology and user-defined rules to increase efficiency, reduce costs and improve time to market for new consumer-focused products.

"Our success with Dean Health Insurance demonstrates EDS' ability to deliver to a wide range of health plans and reaffirms our healthcare expertise, including our deep knowledge of claims processing," said Sean Kenny, EDS Global Healthcare Industry vice president. "EDS' goal is to help Dean Health Insurance improve productivity and focus on its strategic growth plans."

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