Salt Lake City, UT, March 12, 2013 – Verisk Health, a leader in data-driven risk assessment and performance management technologies, announced today it will host a complimentary webinar featuring Humana’s key analytic strategies for fighting fraud, waste, and abuse. Jean Sexton, area director, special investigations unit at Humana will discuss the use of Verisk Health’s technology to uncover complex fraudulent patterns and reduce significant financial losses.
“Fraud, waste, and abuse schemes across Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial programs cost the industry, the government, and taxpayers billions each year,” said Joel Portice, president of Verisk Health. “Humana is taking a firm stand against this persistent and growing trend. By combining pre-payment fraud detection technology, human expertise, emerging data sources, and an intimate level of cross-functional collaboration, Humana has developed a fraud prevention strategy that is un-paralleled in the industry. We’re excited to share the results of their efforts.”
About Verisk Health
Verisk Health drives performance excellence in the business of healthcare. By combining clinical and analytics expertise with robust technology and services, we empower customers to fully leverage their data to achieve long-term measurable results. Our data-driven risk assessment technologies and business decision analytics enable clients to proactively seize opportunities for improving clinical, financial, and performance results, including care management; risk identification and stratification; HEDIS compliance; benefit program measurement; fraud, waste, and abuse prevention; payment accuracy; and revenue cycle management. Verisk Health is a subsidiary of Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK).