AppRev, a Centauri Health Solutions Company, Announces Name Change

Revenue Cycle Analytics subsidiary reaches integration milestone SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (July 1, 2021) – Centauri Health Solutions (“Centauri” or the “Company”), an innovative healthcare technology and services company, announced today that its subsidiary, Applied Revenue Analytics (“AppRev”), a Texas-based healthcare business intelligence company acquired in August 2020, will be rebranded to the Centauri name effective immediately.…

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Centauri Health Solutions Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification of Its Risk Adjustment and Quality Platform

HITRUST CSF Certification validates Centauri is committed to meeting key regulations and protecting sensitive information SCOTTSDALE, AZ (June 24, 2021) – Centauri Health Solutions, an innovative provider of healthcare technology and services, announces its Risk Adjustment and Quality software and service platform has renewed the Certified status for information security by HITRUST, a certification previously…

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Emergency Declarations and Their Medicaid Impacts

A few state Governors are ending the public health emergency (PHE) declaration for their state, with more to follow. This is causing concern and confusion in the Medicaid provider and health plan communities. Providers are concerned about a sudden increase in the uninsured while Medicaid managed care plans are concerned about a sudden drop in…

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Centauri Health Solutions Selected as Honorable Mention Winner in Health Category of Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards

Centauri’s AI-enhanced prediction model, which better identifies people with disabilities in a Medicaid population, is among the products, concepts, companies, policies, and designs that are pursuing innovation for the good of society and the planet.   Scottsdale, Ariz. (May 4, 2021) — The winners of Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards were announced today,…

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Affordable Care Act Anniversary: There’s Still More Work To Do

What year was it? The number of non-elderly uninsured Americans was 48.2 million (18.2%) Uninsured children under the age of 18 was 9.8% Employer-sponsored insurance covered 55.3% of the population 5% of the population was covered by Medicare 9% of the population was covered by Medicaid with some individuals covered by Medicare and Medicaid Medicaid…

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Riding Off Into the RAPS Sunset

“Every sunset is an opportunity to reset.” – Richie Norton “Sunsets are proof that no matter what happens, every day can end beautifully.” – Kristen Butler “Beautiful sunsets need cloudy skies.” – Paulo Coelho Most of us can appreciate the beauty and splendor of a beautiful sunset and all that it represents, such as the…

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Centauri Health Solutions Announces 16th Consecutive HEDIS® Certification

HEDIS management and reporting engine certified continuously since 2006  SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Feb. 4, 2021) – Centauri Health Solutions, Inc. (“Centauri”), an innovative provider of healthcare technology and services, continues its market leadership as one of the few companies in the U.S. continuously certified since 2006 by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for its…

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Understanding the Differences Between Medicare and Medicaid

Medicare and Medicaid are two separate and commonly misunderstood programs, even among healthcare professionals. Centauri Health Solutions wants to help clarify the differences. Medicare was designed to protect people in retirement. Originally, it included Part A, which is hospital insurance, and Part B, which covers medical care outside of a hospital admission. Medicare pays the…

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Federal Poverty Guidelines 2021 Release

The 2021 Poverty Guidelines were posted today at https://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty-guidelines and in effect as of January 13, 2021. The Federal Register notice for the 2021 Poverty Guidelines will be published the week of January 18 through January 22, 2021. Payers and Providers wait for the release of the poverty guidelines each year to update patient financial…

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Hospital Price Transparency

Effective January 1, 2021, hospitals are required to post standard charges in a machine-readable file and post their negotiated rates online for 300 “shoppable” services, 70 of which are pre-selected by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). “Standard charges” include the gross charges, payer-specific negotiated charges, the amount the hospital is willing to…

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