Mediware Wins Competitive Bid for the Ohio Department of Medicaid’s Comprehensive Assessment and Case Management System

Industry’s Most Widely Used Cloud-Based Long-Term Care Platform Will Manage Medicaid-funded Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Statewide.

RESTON, VA – August 12, 2014 Mediware Information Systems, Inc., the industry’s leading provider of cloud-based long-term care software, announced today that the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) has selected Mediware as its Comprehensive Assessment and Case Management System. Through a competitive procurement process, ODM identified Mediware as the vendor best suited to meet its statewide technology needs for transforming Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) including the Balancing Incentive Program (BIP), integrated care for duel eligibles, Medicaid waiver consolidation and the move to managed LTSS.

The Comprehensive Assessment and Case Management System will leverage Mediware’s existing, widely-used LTSS platform to enable a statewide “data-follows-the-person” model, The system includes Ohio’s No Wrong Door, comprised of both the Level 1 screen and intake, through in-home Level 2 assessments to determine clinical eligibility, care planning, service authorizations and delivery, billing and interfaces to managed care organizations. ODM will benefit from access to longitudinal assessment data which will enable meaningful evidence-based and outcome-based measures.“Mediware is pleased to welcome the state of Ohio into the growing list of organizations that rely on our solutions to better serve the country’s population of seniors and people with disabilities,” said Kelly Mann, President and CEO of Mediware Information Systems.“By implementing Mediware, Ohio will not only be able to achieve its goals for the system on an accelerated timeline, but will be well positioned to take advantage of new programs and funding opportunities in this rapidly changing long-term care environment.”

Mediware delivers industry-leading, purpose-built long-term care solutions that enable human services agencies to seamlessly collaborate with their delivery partners to provide high quality health services with extreme efficiencies. Mediware’s suite of products is tailored to individual organizational needs so that they can serve more consumers with existing resources via home- and community-based approaches to LTSS. Mediware’s solution is highly configurable and easy to change, making Harmony the proven, safe choice for organizations of all sizes. Harmony’s on-demand delivery model allows government agencies, private companies, nonprofits, and volunteer caregivers to securely collaborate and exchange information so that they can improve service delivery, comply with funding source requirements, and submit claims to federal programs such as Medicaid and the Older Americans Act.Learn more about the Harmony solution for Medicaid Waivers at: :

https://www.mediware.com/ltss/solutions/medicaid-wavers/

About Mediware Information Systems, Inc.

Mediware Information Systems Inc., (Harmony), the industry’s leading provider of cloud-based long-term care software, helps state and local agencies collaborate with caregivers and service delivery organizations to empower consumers to thrive in their homes and communities. Mediware’s smart applications for managing Medicaid, Medicare, and Older Americans Act-funded programs are continually updated to comply with policy changes and industry best practices to provide high quality long-term services and supports to the disabled and the aging. The result is a breakthrough in care coordination that reduces operational costs, ensures rapid reimbursements, and optimizes outcomes. Harmony is recognized as the most scalable, robust, and dependable platform provider in the industry and is in use at 40 state-level agencies by more than 25,000 users. Harmony is part of Mediware Information Services, a “Healthcare Informatics 100” technology company focused on complex patient care environments that remain underserved by existing vendors. For more information, visit www.mediware.com.

Harmony long-term care software helps over 40 state-level agencies empower their disabled and aging citizens to thrive in their homes and communities. The cloud-based system streamlines agency collaboration with caregivers and service organizations, making it easier to manage Medicaid, Medicare, and Older Americans Act-funded programs. The result: lower operational costs, rapid reimbursements and better client outcomes. Mediware’s technology is continually updated to comply with policy changes and industry best practices, and is recognized as the most scalable, robust, and dependable platform in the industry, with more than 25,000 users. Harmony is part of Mediware Information Services, a “Healthcare Informatics 100” technology company focused on complex patient care environments that remain underserved by existing vendors. For more information, visit www.mediware.com.