EDI Health Group named top clearinghouse for 2008

March 2, 2009
National Electronic Attachment cites company for registering the most new offices for attachment services in 2008.

IRVINE, California--EDI Health Group, a provider of enhanced connectivity, technology and transaction solutions for patients, payers and providers in the dental industry, has announced that it has been named the top clearinghouse for 2008 by National Electronic Attachment.

NEA is a leader in electronic attachments and Internet-based solutions for the health-care industry, for registering the most new offices for attachment services.

EHG, which serves as a clearinghouse and facilitator of EDI transactions between providers and payers in the dental industry, received a 2008 NEA Award for driving the most new office registrations for its electronic attachment services, which includes the company's FastAttach service.

In addition, Osvaldo Ferrer--a customer service supervisor at DentalXChange-- was also recognized by NEA for outstanding efforts in facilitating EDI attachment growth.

According to David Fincher, vice president of dental sales at NEA, the total number of DentalXChange provider offices that registered for NEA's electronic attachment services increased "significantly" in 2008 by 74.5 percent.

"We are excited to know that we have been able to help NEA drive the sales of their electronic attachment solutions as it provides validation of the fact that an increasing number of dental offices are transitioning their claims processing operations to efficient, time-saving EDI-based solutions," stated EHG President Scott Wellwood.

"Together, EHG and NEA are delivering cutting-edge EDI solutions to the dental industry that enable fast, reliable claims processing between dental providers and payers. This integrated process enables dental offices to provide better services to their patients and improve overall revenue cycle management," Wellwood added.

EDI Health Group has headquarters in Irvine, Calif.

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