MCG Health's Dr. Sabitha Rajan to Speak at 2019 Texas Covered Health Care Conference + Expo

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Health Insurance News
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Associate Managing Editor of the nationally recognized MCG care guidelines will join a panel discussion on prior authorizations

SEATTLE, Nov. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MCG Health, part of the Hearst Health network, and a leading provider of informed care strategies, announces Associate Managing Editor, Sabitha Rajan, MD, MSc, will be a panelist at the Texas Association of Health Plans' (TAHP) Texas Covered Health Care Conference + Expo on Nov. 12, 2019, at 9:00 a.m., in Austin, Texas. Dr. Rajan will participate in the discussion "Rebooting the Prior Authorization Process for the 21st Century" along with Jason Wallis, the Vice President of Payer Solutions at Availity; Nick Bennett, Director of Healthcare Product Sales at TriZetto; and panel moderator, Don Langer, the CEO of Community Plan of Texas.

The panel's discussion topic speaks to one of the most contentious challenges in today's healthcare industry. During this 50-minute session, Dr. Rajan and her fellow panelists will review new software, artificial intelligence tools, and analytics solutions that can improve the prior authorization process for both payers and providers.

Texas Covered is the largest event of its kind in Texas and brings together decision-makers from across the health care spectrum—from major health plans, providers and regulators, to legislators, journalists, academics and more. Driven by an agenda tailored to reflect the pressing issues of the day, conference presentations, panels and conversations cover the wide range of challenges and opportunities posed by federal health reform, state policies and budget issues, as well as the ins and outs of operating health plans and health care entities on a day-to-day basis. Registration details and additional information can be found at https://www.tahpconference.com/about.

About MCG Health MCG, part of the Hearst Health network, helps healthcare organizations implement informed care strategies that proactively and efficiently move people toward health. MCG's transparent assessment of the latest research and scholarly articles, along with our own data analysis, gives patients, providers, and payers the vetted information they need to feel confident in every care decision, in every moment. For more information visit http://www.mcg.com or follow our Twitter handle at @MCG_Health.

About Hearst Health The mission of Hearst Health is to help guide the most important care moments by delivering vital information into the hands of everyone who touches a person's health journey. Each year in the U.S., care guidance from Hearst Health reaches 85 percent of discharged patients, 205 million insured individuals, 90 million home health visits and 3.2 billion dispensed prescriptions. The Hearst Health network includes FDB (First Databank), Zynx Health, MCG, Homecare Homebase, MHK (formerly MedHOK—Medical House of Knowledge) and Hearst Health Ventures (http://www.hearsthealth.com). Hearst also holds a minority interest in the precision medicine and oncology analytics company M2Gen. Follow Hearst Health on Twitter @HearstHealth or LinkedIn @Hearst-Health.

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