Coordination of Benefits (COB)

WANTED: new answer to growing COB problem

The old tried and true approach to coordination of benefits isn’t enough anymore. Discovery’s COB solution blends the right people, processes, and technology allowing our team and clients to work smarter rather than harder.

Your COB questions answered

As we meet with health plans across the country, we get asked about the COB process, vendor selection, and working with internal COB teams. We share some common questions and answers.

Fixing payment integrity at the source

Find out how eligibility management plays a role in maximizing recovery opportunities, improving cost avoidance strategies, and creating premium restoration possibilities.

Three ways to tackle the high cost of waste

Administrative complexity continues to drive the high level of waste in healthcare. Learn how to reduce improper payments with an optimized payment integrity approach that blends advanced analytics with human expertise.

Three ways to modernize your COB approach

Traditional COB processes are manual and error-prone. Learn how new technologies can help your plan transition from cost recovery to cost avoidance.

eBook: The modern guide to COB

The number of health plan members that have other health insurance keeps increasing. Are your methods for verifying eligibility and insurance information keeping up? Learn how to modernize your COB efforts and transition from recoveries to cost avoidance.

Case study: Coordination of Benefits (COB) for healthcare payers

As these three cases demonstrate, the Discovery Coordination of Benefits solution was designed specifically to address critical COB challenges, with an emphasis on flexible delivery models that support our clients’ unique requirements.

White paper: Proactive COB strategies

Cost avoidance is more than just a way for Medicare Advantage plans to improve their bottom line; it gives them a competitive edge in a crowded market.

4 ways technology is shaping the future of COB

The future of healthcare coordination of benefits might not be as exciting as humans living on Mars or Oprah for president, but there are some interesting things happening in COB that are changing the way health plans approach this age-old process.

Video: Drive stronger results with technology-enabled COB

How do you take your Coordination of Benefits to the next level? A technology-enabled approach to COB can help identify additional opportunities to save and recover while minimizing member and provider abrasion.

Discovery Health Partners announces webinar on trends in COB

Titled “Coordination of Benefits: How the latest trends are impacting your plan,” the webinar features Discovery healthcare payment integrity experts Paul Vosters, President, and Kathy Cortez, VP of Operations.

Trends in healthcare coordination of benefits

Advances in data management, analytics, cloud-based software, and digital communications are causing some interesting trends to take shape in the healthcare COB world.

Infographic: Five trends in healthcare Coordination of Benefits (COB)

Healthcare coordination of benefits has been a relatively unchanged process in health plans for many years, but advances in data management, analytics, cloud-based software, and digital communications are causing some interesting trends to take shape in the COB world.

Discovery Health Partners wins new healthcare customers

Intelligent Cost Containment Software Delivers Transparency, Control and Savings  ITASCA, IL (September 19, 2013) – Discovery Health Partners  today announced that it has added new healthcare organizations to its client roster and expanded current customer portfolios, demonstrating demand for effective analytics-driven payment integrity solutions that reduce and contain healthcare spend. Since January, Discovery Health Partners has

Discovery Health Partners enhances its Coordination of Benefits solution

ROLLING MEADOWS, IL (June 27, 2012) – Discovery Health Partners, a provider of intelligent, cloud-based healthcare cost containment solutions, today announced that it has integrated Medicare Secondary Payer Validation and Medicaid State File Validation to its core Supplemental COB services – further enabling health plans to save in paid claims, avoid unnecessary cost, and improve

Laura Cohen joins Discovery Health Partners

ROLLING MEADOWS, IL (March 12, 2012) – Discovery Health Partners, a provider of cloud-based healthcare cost containment solutions, announced the addition of its newest executive management team member, Laura Cohen.  As Director, Client Advocacy and Coordination of Benefits (COB), Ms. Cohen serves as an ambassador for client engagements and manages new client onboarding and customer

Healthcare claim recoveries jump with Discovery Health Partners

ROLLING MEADOWS, IL (July 13, 2011) – Discovery Health Partners, a provider of cloud-based healthcare cost containment solutions, today announced that it has successfully improved claims recoveries for all customers who have implemented its Intelligent Full Service Subrogation and Overpayment solutions – even driving a recovery increase of 40%  for one customer. Since its 2008 founding,