RCxRules Business Process Automation Technology Selected by Saint Francis HealthCare Partners to Lower Administrative Costs

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RCxRules, the provider of business process automation technology for the healthcare revenue cycle, will provide Saint Francis HealthCare Partners with a solution to lower the cost of managing their revenue cycle operation. RCxRules processes charge and patient visit data from Saint Francis Medical Group's (SFMG) clinical systems and ensures that the data adheres to payer, government, and SFMG requirements for billing, using automation to improve workflow processes and resulting in clean, compliant, and accurate charge data at a lower administrative cost.

RCxRules, the provider of business process automation technology for the healthcare revenue cycle, announced a new client today: Saint Francis HealthCare Partners (SFHCP) of Hartford, CT, a physician hospital organization serving over 700 physicians and more than 200 medical practices. RCxRules will provide SFHCP with a solution to lower the cost of managing their revenue cycle operation; applying business process automation technology that has long been used in other industries to healthcare. RCxRules processes charge and patient visit data from Saint Francis Medical Group’s (SFMG) clinical systems and ensures that the data adheres to payer, government, and SFMG administrative requirements for billing. Automation of this process by RCxRules improves workflow process and results in clean, compliant, and accurate charge data being delivered to the payers at a lower administrative cost.

A leader in care delivery, education, and research, SFHCP supports their important clinical mission by also focusing on ensuring efficiency, quality, and innovation in their administrative processes. SFHCP selected RCxRules as a tool to lower costs that would otherwise be incurred in responding to increasingly complex payer and industry revenue cycle requirements.

“We chose the RCxRules solution to automate the complex process of translating clinical encounter data into clean, accurate charges that comply with payer, industry and practice requirements”, said SFMG Executive Director Mark Aresco. “We believe this shift from manual processes to automation will save administrative costs, allowing us to better support our mission of providing patients and their families with Bestcare for a Lifetime.”

“It is a privilege to be selected by Saint Francis HealthCare Partners, an organization with a proud tradition of combining faith-based care for the community with its provider partner, Saint Francis Care, a recipient of the Healthgrades 2013 Patient Safety Excellence Award™”, said Stephen Gorman, chief executive officer of RCxRules. “We look forward to helping SFHCP continue to improve upon their high-quality operations and administrative efficiency, allowing them to better manage the diverse and evolving challenges facing care delivery organizations across the country.”

About Saint Francis HealthCare Partners

Saint Francis HealthCare Partners is a network of independent healthcare practitioners currently serving over 700 physicians in more than 200 medical practices. Over its 20-year history, the organization has been recognized for value and innovation in patient care. Clinical integration is accomplished through the early-adoption of interactive IT solutions, single-signature-authority contracting, and care coordination across the continuum. For more information, please visit: http://www.sfhcp.org.

About Saint Francis Medical Group

Saint Francis Medical Group is an independent, non-profit, multi-specialty academic medical center solely owned by Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, Connecticut. SFMG provides patients and their families with BestCare for a Lifetime. Incorporated in 1996 to promote regional leadership in patient care, education, and research, SFMG has over 200 providers and 100 team members who support more than 20 practices within the Departments of Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Dentistry, and Rehabilitation Medicine. For more information, please visit: http://www.saintfranciscare.org/SFMG

About Saint Francis Care

Saint Francis Care is an integrated healthcare delivery system established by Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, an anchor institution in north central Connecticut since 1897. Licensed for 617 beds and 65 bassinets, it is a major teaching hospital and the largest Catholic hospital in New England. Other major entities of Saint Francis Care include: Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital, Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute of Connecticut, Saint Francis/Mount Sinai Regional Cancer Center, Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research, and Saint Francis HealthCare Partners. Johnson Memorial Medical Center, parent organization of Johnson Memorial Hospital, Evergreen Health Care Center, and Home and Community Health Services is also a Saint Francis Care Partner. Saint Francis Care’s services are supported by a network of seven major Access Centers and eight additional medical office centers sited throughout the region. For more information, please visit: http://www.stfranciscare.com.

About RCxRules

RCxRules provides business process automation technology that reduces the cost of running a high-quality revenue cycle management process. RCxRules automates the process of translating clinical encounter data into a clean and accurate billable event. RCxRules complements existing clinical and revenue cycle systems allowing for rapid deployment and protecting legacy investments. Founded in 2011 by experts in physician billing and technology, RCxRules is a privately-held company.

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