Category Archives: COLLECTPlus


Allegiance Group hires Robert McCabe


Allegiance Group expands its IT team with the hiring of Robert McCabe as chief information officer. McCabe works closely with IT and account managers throughout the company’s footprint. He will develop and maintain the strategic product roadmap for the company’s products.

With more than 20 years of experience in Client Services for DST Systems, Inc. McCabe held multiple titles including Programmer, Staff Analyst, Project Leader, and Systems Manager prior to holding position as Client Services Director. Robert’s hiring deepens Allegiance Group’s technology capabilities in all categories including client service management, client onboarding and software partner collaboration.

“We’re very excited to welcome Robert to the Allegiance Group team,” said Anne Orrick, co-chief executive officer. “With his strong background and experience in managing large client relationships, he will help guide us to the next level. Through his work with clients to identify, evaluate and prioritize system enhancements, he can help us quickly and efficiently integrated with our software partners.”

McCabe earned his bachelor’s degree from the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

Allegiance Group Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification


Allegiance Group Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification to Manage Risk, Improve Security Posture and Meet Compliance Requirements

 

 HITRUST CSF Certification validates Allegiance Group is committed to meeting key regulations and protecting sensitive information.                              

HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that the organization’s COLLECTPlus application has met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. This achievement places Allegiance Group in an elite group of organizations worldwide that have earned this certification. By including federal and state regulations, standards and frameworks, and incorporating a risk-based approach, the HITRUST CSF helps organizations address these challenges through a comprehensive and flexible framework of prescriptive and scalable security controls.

“Organizations, like ours, are under great pressure to meet complex compliance requirements that include technical and process elements such as HIPAA, NIST, ISO and COBIT,” said Anne Orrick, COO,  Allegiance Group. “HITRUST CSF is the gold-standard that needs to be met. Allegiance Group is pleased to be able to demonstrate its commitment by achieving HITRUST CSF Certification.”

“The HITRUST CSF has become the information protection framework for the health care industry. The CSF Assurance program is bringing a new level of effectiveness and efficiency to third-party assurance,” said Ken Vander Wal, Chief Compliance Officer, HITRUST.  “The HITRUST CSF Certification is now the benchmark that organizations required to safeguard PHI are measured against with regards to information protection.”

 

NikoHealth Announces ISP Business Relationship with Allegiance Group


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BBMK Technologies, the company that’s changing the home healthcare industry with its latest cloud-based solution NikoHealth, announces that it has entered into an agreement with Allegiance Group, a firm specializing in strategies to improve private pay collections in the home care and durable medical equipment markets, as an integrated solution provider (ISP). Through this business relationship, NikoHealth will offer the users of its homecare software solutions access to COLLECTPlusTM, a billing service product offering offered by Allegiance Group.  COLLECTPlus will provide NikoHealth customers access to proprietary private pay billing collections solutions. It will enable its users to achieve better financial results.

“This relationship will complement the services offered by NikoHealth in the HME/DME market,” said Michael Kutsak, NikoHealth’s Chief Executive Officer.  “We are really excited about the new integration of these products. They will provide our customers additional tools to further improve their financial position,” added Kutsak.

“By integrating COLLECTPlus and NikoHealth’s innovative patient management solutions, both companies agree the collaboration will increase productivity.  Our providers can capture more of private pay dollars more efficiently and cost effectively,” said Bruce Gehring.  Gehring is SVP, Business Development Manager for Allegiance Group.

About BBMK Technologies

BBMK Technologies is a healthcare technology-focused firm that looks to provide a deep, effective and long-term approach to changing the healthcare industry. Its aim is to create a valuable eco-system of healthcare delivery models built on the backbone of new application development. Its innovations rose from the desire to make life easier for all involved in healthcare  including patients and healthcare organizations.

Choosing your private pay billing partner wisely


(as published in HME News)

Are you struggling trying to collect your private pay balances?

If so, you are not alone. Outstanding private pay balances can create
problems for business small and large. Your staff gets too busy to
mail statements or make collection calls. And in the back of your
mind you know the longer a balance goes unpaid, the harder it will be
to collect. Where can you turn for help?

Read the full article on page 7 in HME News

Mediware Collaborates with Allegiance Group and Rock-Pond Solutions


Delivering a Comprehensive Patient Pay Solution for CPR+ Customers

LENEXA, KS, July 6, 2015 –Mediware Information Systems, Inc., a provider of comprehensive post-acute care healthcare software announces the immediate availability of an integrated patient pay solution for users of their CPR+ pharmacy software. By leveraging the strengths of two of their strategic business partners, Allegiance Group and Rock-Pond Solutions, the revenue cycle management features of CPR+ are extended to include the patient billing and collection services of Allegiance Group.

The integration is based on the Rock-Pond proprietary data transfer technology that defines,schedules, and automates secure data transfers between systems. “This allows Rock-Pond reports and CPR+ Analytics to work in conjunction with Allegiance Group’s private pay billing and collection process, and provides an efficient way to deal with the growing challenge of patient pay collections,” said Pete Tanguay, President of Rock-Pond Solutions. “The automated transfer of data provides an immediate solution to the patient pay challenge without any loss of visibility to patient responsibility activity while performing collections for patient insurance and other accounts receivable management functions,” Tanguay continued.