Harmony Information Systems Adds Automatic State Health Insurance Assistance Program Report Generation to its Aging and Adult Services Software

SHIP Reporter Enables Agencies to Streamline Data Collection, Export and Program Management

RESTON,  VA –  February 28, 2011 – Mediware Information Systems Inc., the leader in integrated health and human services management, announced today the immediate availability of Harmony for Aging and Adult Services State Health Insurance Assistance Program Reporter (SHIP Reporter), a new reporting add-on option which enables better data collection, and easy and accurate State Health Insurance Assistance Program reporting.

“We are happy to add the SHIP Reporter functionality to our proven, web-based Harmony for Aging and Adult Services product suite so that organizations can better manage and report on the success of their programs,” said Joseph Sander, President and Chief Executive Officer for Harmony. “Harmony’s new SHIP Reporter will enable aging and adult services program directors and their staff to focus on their core objectives – educating and assisting consumers.”

Harmony’s SHIP Reporter is a web-based reporting module that is fully integrated with the Harmony for Aging and Adult Services product suite. SHIP Reporter captures all required Client Contact and Public and Media Event data quickly and accurately, generates quarterly reports in just minutes, provides administrative management via reports and automatically creates matching National Aging Program Information Systems (NAPIS)-compliant service delivery records.

Key features of SHIP Reporter include:

  • Easy, Accurate Data Collection – Collects Client Contact data for both anonymous and named callers using Harmony’s Information and Referral and Assessment functionality.
  • Quick, Reliable Reporting to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) – Prints individual Client Contact or Public and Media Events forms and exports an entire reporting period’s data to a file that can be directly uploaded to the CMS SHIPtalk.org reporting site.
  • Administrative Management – Quickly and easily creates reports for Client Contact, Public and Media Event, and Export data.
  • Simultaneous Data Collection for SHIP and NAPIS Reporting – Automatically creates service delivery records based on SHIP data which can be easily included in NAPIS reports using Harmony’s SRT (State Reporting Tool).

The State Health Insurance Assistance Program, or SHIP, is a state-based program that offers local one-on-one counseling and assistance to people with Medicare and their families. Through CMS funded grants directed to states, SHIPs provide free counseling and assistance via telephone and face-to-face interactive sessions, public education presentations and programs, and media activities.

About Harmony
Mediware Information Systems Inc., (Harmony), the leader in integrated health and human services management, provides comprehensive solutions that enable organizations to manage growing consumer case loads with existing resources. The company’s end-to-end solutions manage the delivery of care for elders and intellectually disabled persons, enabling organizations to maximize outcomes while increasing service delivery efficiency, ensuring compliance with funding requirements, and automating Medicaid waiver processes. Harmony products are used by more than 450 state, local, and private provider human service organizations to manage both traditional and consumer-directed models of service. For more information on Harmony products and solutions, visit https://www.mediware.com/ltss/ or call us at 866.951.2219.