National payer and provider Highmark Health has renewed its contract with leading IT and business consulting services company CGI in order to keep its billing services error-free and avoid overpayments. As part of the contract, Highmark will get access to CGI ProperPay solution, which helps check waste, fraud and abuse in healthcare billing and claims.
- Highmark Vice President Kurt Spear said they value CGI’s expertise and technology “as we optimize resources toward the most effective care, support and services for patients, providers and communities across the country”. “We are excited about extending our partnership and leveraging the innovative capabilities offered by CGI’s health care and financial experts.”
- Medicare, Medicaid and commercial payers have benefited from collaboration with CGI as its technology has helped them recover at least $3 billion in lost payments. The company, founded in 1976, has its roots spread all over the world with 76,000 consultants and other professionals.
- CGI has expertise in an end-to-end portfolio of IT and business consulting. The company operates on a local relationship model supported by a delivery network spread across the globe.
- “We are pleased to continue our long-standing partnership with Highmark,” said Bernie Mongillo, Senior Vice-President of CGI’s Great Lakes operations. “Our comprehensive claims auditing and compliance solutions continue to make CGI the partner of choice for Highmark and other leading healthcare payers.”