Alpha II Joins Healthcare Administrative Technology Association as Vendor Partner

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Sept. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alpha II, LLC, a leading developer of software platforms, software-as-a-service and publications that support the healthcare revenue cycle, announced today that it has joined the Healthcare Administrative Technology Association (HATA). In Alpha II's role as a vendor partner, the company will contribute revenue cycle management expertise to the member base including guidance on ICD-10 readiness and Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) challenges.

"Alpha II has always been deeply committed to advancing the healthcare industry through better management of the revenue cycle, and HATA enables us to share our knowledge and experience in a channel that makes a collective difference," said Jan Powell, CEO of Alpha II. "We put great emphasis on the importance of our diverse association partnerships, industry accreditations, and our involvement in thought leadership and educational conferences."

HATA is a unifying voice for practice management system organizations collaborating to effectively solve industry issues and achieve the promise of healthcare administrative technology. Membership provides education and resources that support individual organizations and through this shared strength, seeks to advance the industry as a whole.

"Alpha II brings decades of health IT expertise to our association. With the company's extensive background on a number of high-priority healthcare issues, Alpha II will provide tremendous value to HATA's membership base," said HATA Executive Director, Tim McMullen, JD, CAE. "We look forward to partnering with them to share our combined knowledge and resources so HATA members can continue to be at the forefront of healthcare IT and the ever-mounting challenges that surround the revenue cycle."

Alpha II recently launched its PQRS registry service in 2015 and has been qualified by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for the 2014 and 2015 PQRS reporting years. Alpha II and HATA are in preliminary discussions to develop future summits and webinars to address important industry topics including PQRS to leverage their unique expertise.

About Alpha II

Alpha II's software platforms, software as a service products and publications support coding, compliance, claims editing and revenue analysis for healthcare professionals, clearinghouses and government entities – both directly and through software developers. Beginning with the initial receipt of patient data through the final scrutiny of the payer's remittance advice, Alpha II empowers precision across the revenue cycle. The company's toolsets, data content and rules engines currently plug and play with electronic health record, practice management and hospital information systems to help their customers comply with the latest policies, standards and directives.

For more than 30 years, the Alpha II experienced healthcare professionals have worked together to gather, analyze, and interpret healthcare coding and billing rules and regulations. Additional information can be found by visiting www.alphaii.com, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.

About HATA

HATA seeks to be an invaluable resource for its members to receive education and healthcare industry information quickly and easily, provide the tools to expand and build upon a member's client base, network and collaborate with practice management system (PMS) peers and other industry stakeholders, advocate with one representative voice, and influence the healthcare community on issues vital to the healthcare administrative technology industry.

To learn more about the Healthcare Administrative Technology Association, visit the website at www.hata-assn.org or contact Tim McMullen, JD, CAE, Executive Director, 844-440-HATA (4282) or tim@hata-assn.org.

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Source: Alpha II