Talix and New Mexico Health Connections to Present on Predictive Analytics and Risk Adjustment at Risk Adjustment Forum

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Presentation Will Cover Innovative Strategies and Tools for Managing Risk-Based Populations

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During their session, 'Using Predictive Analytics to Identify Risk, Track Data, and Close Gaps,' Stephens and Peterson will discuss the growing use of predictive analytics in risk adjustment.

Talix, Inc., a premier provider of healthcare risk management solutions, today announced that Dean Stephens, CEO of Talix, and Myja Peterson, senior director of health plan analytics for non-profit cooperative health plan New Mexico Health Connections, will present at the Risk Adjustment Forum. The Forum takes place November 10-11 in Miami, Fla.

During their session, “Using Predictive Analytics to Identify Risk, Track Data, and Close Gaps,” Stephens and Peterson will discuss the growing use of predictive analytics in risk adjustment, including:

  • Utilizing predictive modeling to identify gaps in coding and condition capture
  • Weighting member populations to calculate risk scores and costs
  • Strategic chart-chasing — producing a chase list that will improve risk scores
  • Mapping methodologies for risk score optimization, such as looking at various angles to get the best outcomes
  • Stratifying members to determine which chart reviews will be most effective

Dean Stephens has three decades of healthcare industry experience, with the majority of the time as an entrepreneur in technology-enabled digital health media and advanced unstructured healthcare text analysis. Myja Peterson has more than 20 years of experience in the health insurance industry, with an extensive background in data analysis for health insurance plans, including healthcare cost and utilization analyses, HEDIS reporting and quality metrics, risk adjustment, and individual product marketing analytics.

What: “Using Predictive Analytics to Identify Risk, Track Data, and Close Gaps”

When: Thursday, November 10, 2016, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET

Where: JW Marriott Marquis, Miami, Fla.

Talix will be exhibiting its risk adjustment solutions at the Talix booth during the Risk Adjustment Forum. To schedule a product demo, please visit the Talix booth or contact info@talix.com.

About New Mexico Health Connections
New Mexico Health Connections (NMHC) is a non-profit, consumer oriented (CO-OP) health plan built by New Mexicans, for New Mexicans. It provides comprehensive health coverage for individuals, families, and small and large groups. Located in Albuquerque, NM, it currently offers multiple insurance products through New Mexico’s Health Insurance Exchange. To learn more, visit mynmhc.org.

About Talix
Talix provides patient risk management solutions to help healthcare payers and providers address the challenges of value-based healthcare and risk-based contracts. Its SaaS applications leverage patient data analytics to turn structured and unstructured health data into actionable insights that drive accurate risk adjustment scores, better patient outcomes and reduced costs. For more information, please visit http://www.talix.com or follow @TalixHealth on Twitter.

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