The Commonwealth of Massachusettsâ Health Insurance Connector Authority (Health Connector) and Perot Systems Corporation (NYSE: PER) today announced that the company will provide information technology and business process services to support the stateâs innovative program to assist low-income Massachusetts residents in choosing the appropriate plan of coverage for each individualâs unique healthcare needs. The Health Connectorâs Commonwealth Care program has been deployed to ease the financial burden of health insurance costs and provide benefit coverage options to residents of Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Perot Systemsâ deep expertise in the healthcare industry combined with its ability to provide world-class technology will improve operational efficiencies and drive down the administrative costs of the program. By providing best-in- class service and technology support, Perot Systems will help the Commonwealth Care program to achieve the landmark goal of providing health care coverage for many of its uninsured residents. The timeframe for the agreement is for three years, and some of the responsibilities will be shared with both Vecna and the Public Consulting Group.
âWe look forward to working with Perot Systems. Their significant call center and systems expertise will help us to enhance the program for our members. Our agreement with them will provide strong technological and business process support for the Health Connector, as we pursue the goal of providing insurance coverage for the residents of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts,â stated Jon Kingsdale, executive director of the Massachusetts Health Connector.
âOur goal is to help the Health Connector achieve real health insurance reform. We understand that ultimately our clients are the people of Massachusetts, and that we are here to provide the Health Connector with the world-class technology and business process solutions it needs to achieve its goal of providing insurance coverage for its residents,â stated Chuck Lyles, president of the Perot Systems Healthcare industry group.