Scan-Optics: Solutions to Facilitate a Paperless Era

July 6, 2016

Manchester, CT 8th August, 2015 – Scan-Optics Becomes Official DPO Vendor to the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE). MHBE works alongside the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Maryland Insurance Administration, Department of Human Resources, and state wide stakeholders to establish the Maryland Health Connection. The services they provide aid Maryland residents in their search for insurance coverage that is right for them. The main priority of the MHBE project is to give the more than 800,000 currently uninsured residents to access affordable healthcare packages via a web-based exchange portal.

Maryland Health Benefits Exchange, working on an accelerated schedule, will be processing thousands of documents on a monthly basis. Starting immediately, Scan-Optics will be providing MHBE with innovative, robust and efficient document processing operations, as well as the secure facilities they need. This partnership will allow MHBE to service the variety of claims, requests, and applications of all their clients in a timely, cost effective manner.

Scan-Optics’ DPO organization received the second-largest one-year contract awarded to date.  As of this July, they were contracted by Maryland Health Benefit Exchange board for $850,000. According to the exchange board Chairman Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, Scan-Optics services are “completely integrated” into the technology that was first used for Connecticut’s exchange and are now being implemented in Maryland. In addition to document processing, Scan-Optics will be providing barcoding services in order to verify secure documents that consumers upload to the exchange system.

The State of Maryland will now have the capability to provide its residents with the best service and advice available in the industry. Scan-Optics and MHBE look forward to collaborating on and executing this project.

About Scan-Optics, LLC: Scan-Optics is a nationally certified Woman Owned Business Enterprise that is a recognized global leader in document processing and imaging solutions and services. Holding 20+ patents with extensive experience working with U.S. and International clients, the company has expanded its unique capabilities to outsourced document management services. Scan-Optics enhances customer efficiency, reduces costs, improves turnaround time and accuracy and frees its customers to concentrate on and invest more in their core businesses.

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About MHBE:  The MHBE was established as a public corporation and independent unit of state government in 2011. Working with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH), Department of Human Resources (DHR) and the Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA), the MHBE created Maryland Health Connection where Maryland residents will explore health insurance plans, compare rates, and determine their eligibility for tax credits, cost sharing reductions (CSR) and public assistance programs such as Medicaid and the Maryland Children’s Health Insurance Program (MCHP).

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