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Apr 1, 2021

COVID-19 vaccination monitoring: COVAX and considerations for Part D plans

The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) plays an important role in facilitating access to COVID-19 vaccinations for Medicare recipients, protecting America’s senior citizens from COVID-19.  

Medicare Part D plans have an obligation to perform health care operations such as case management, care coordination or population-based activities to improve the health of their Medicare enrollees. For Part D plans to manage COVID-19 vaccine access and completion, those plans need to know when their enrolled Medicare members are receiving vaccinations.

Mar 30, 2021

SS&C Algorithmics wins Most Innovative COVID-19 Response award

A-Team Group Innovation Awards has recognized SS&C Algorithmics as the Most Innovative COVID-19 Response for our new product, Algorithmics Scenarios as a Service.

Mar 15, 2021

Is your firm returning to the office? Insights & practical ideas for success

Dogs barking, kids fighting in the background, phones ringing while you’re on video conference calls, the joy of getting booted unexpectedly from a Zoom call in the middle of speaking. Life happens when working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Work dynamics have certainly shifted from a year ago, and they’ll shift again as companies return to the office. The transition begs a host of questions and considerations for returning. What will working in the office look like? Who will come back? How can companies best support the transition to a post-pandemic workforce? How should leaders prepare?

Feb 5, 2021

Upgrading medicine through telehealth: true value for the dollar

Beginning in 2020, we have been seeing telehealth play a key role in providing care and filling access gaps for members/patients most at risk. The COVID-19 pandemic challenged the conventional health care models, as in-person office appointments became unfeasible due to strict social distancing guidelines and the need to reduce a patient’s risk of exposure. The expansion of telehealth enabled member/patients to experience continued care while reducing the risk of overburdening emergency departments and urgent care centers during the pandemic. Telehealth has presented a valuable alternative during these challenging times, with an added benefit of savings derived by reserving costly healthcare facilities and their resources for the people who need them most. According to America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), telehealth could help save the United States as much as $4.28 billion on health care spending per year, and studies have shown net cost savings totaling $100 per visit.

Dec 30, 2020

Top blog posts of 2020: The year in review

2020 has been memorable, to say the least. As we reflect on all we have learned over the past 12 months, we invite you to read some of our most popular blog entries, presented here in chronological order.

Nov 18, 2020

Driving success from within an organization, despite indefinite remote work

Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, it was undeniable that the world was going through a technological revolution. The impact of this disease has caused an abrupt acceleration in the need to operate in a paperless, contactless world. At SS&C, we have found success in focusing on four main dimensions—Policy, Process, Platform and People as highlighted in a recent video produced by AIMA.

Nov 17, 2020

How transfer agents are pivoting amid new business realities

Since March, a lot has been blamed on COVID-19 as it has impacted most aspects of society, politics, economics and business. However, there is also radical improvement underway as firms pivot how they operate to thrive in this new normal and beyond.

Oct 26, 2020

Navigating CECL in the COVID-19 world: lessons and challenges

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) held its National Conference on Banks & Savings Institutions virtually, on Sept. 14-16, 2020. SS&C Primatics was once again honored to be a Silver Sponsor and to have participated in the speaker series as subject matter experts on CECL. Respected industry thought leaders discussed the key areas of focus at this year’s conference, the current expected credit loss (CECL) model under ASC 326, Financial Instruments - Credit Losses, and the impact of the pandemic.

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