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Health Republic Insurance of New York Selects Altegra Health for Risk Analytics, Coding and Member Support for Commercial Marketplace

MIAMI LAKES, Fla., Oct. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Altegra Health Inc., a leading provider of technology enabled business and consulting solutions in the healthcare industry, today announced that Health Republic Insurance of New York (Health Republic) has selected Altegra Health as their vendor of choice for risk analytics, member outreach, targeting and data submissions.

"Health Republic is a member operated organization that strives to deliver the best care at the best value while giving the individual member a voice in their healthcare. As we partner with Altegra Health and begin to use their services, technology and analytics, we will create a true program of distinction," said Nick Ligouri, Chief Operating Officer of Health Republic.

Altegra Health's Risk Analytics & Reporting solutions provide a Web-based analytics and reporting platform that enables healthcare organizations to manage risk and review financial performance. The company's chart retrieval & coding solutions include diagnosis coding and medical record recovery services supporting risk adjustment in the commercial market. In addition, SMART ConnectTM, a multi-channel, interactive platform, focuses on strengthening relationships between healthcare organizations and their consumers through targeted and personalized engagement.

"Our team is excited about serving as a trusted partner for Health Republic in the Commercial health insurance marketplace," said Altegra Health President & CEO Kevin Barrett. "Our end-to-end payment solutions allow healthcare organizations to simultaneously meet Affordable Care Act requirements, manage their data submission and risk analytics components, and gain a more fully-engaged relationship with their health plan enrollees to enhance their well-being."

About Health Republic Insurance of New York

Health Republic Insurance of New York is a true not-for-profit program and New York's only Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan (CO-OP). CO-OPs are private, member-governed health insurance companies forming across the country as part of the Affordable Care Act. Health Republic Insurance of New York is one of 23 CO-OPs nationally.

About Altegra Health

Altegra Health is a national vendor of technology-enabled, end-to-end payment solutions providing health plans and other risk-bearing organizations with the data they need to expertly manage member care and ensure appropriate reimbursement. The power of Altegra Health's advanced analytics and supporting interventions enables healthcare organizations to elevate care quality, optimize financial performance, and enhance the member experience. For more information, visit AltegraHealth.com.

CONTACT: Media Contact: Jeff Boone (480) 337-6605 jeff.boone@altegrahealth.comSource:Altegra Health