Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Zix Corporation Announces First e-Prescribing Premium Payor Services Contract with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

It is good to see a forward thinking Payor recognizing the Financial value of e-prescriptions as well as the Patient Safety value. SV

Zix Corporation (ZixCorp(R)), (Nasdaq:ZIXI), the leader in hosted services for email encryption and e-prescribing, today announced it has reached an agreement with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) for the industry's first Premium Payor Services agreement. ZixCorp's Premium Payor Services provide access to future value-added services and deliver enhanced reporting for both payors and providers, aiding in analysis for incentive program initiatives.

The Premium Payor Services funding model, which is in addition to the annual subscription fee per prescriber, is typically one dollar per qualified script processed or, as in this case, a flat fee license based on historical usage patterns calibrated to yield a similar amount.


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