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MMIS-as-a-Service: Sending Medicaid to the Cloud

Yvonne Villante
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Yvonne Villante

Director of Marketing at Softheon
Yvonne Villante is the Director of Marketing at Softheon. Before this, Yvonne held several roles within the organization including Senior Research Manager, Corporate Research Manager, and Marketing Research Analyst. She holds a MBA in healthcare administration from Ohio University and a BS in business management from SUNY Stony Brook. During her undergraduate studies, she graduated within the top 10% of her class.
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States’ approach to modularity and MITA compliance 

With over 74,550,529 Medicaid and CHIP beneficiaries, these programs have evolved to become highly complex, multibillion-dollar enterprises. Initially, Medicaid Management Information Systems (MMIS) were designed as a financial and accounting system for paying provider claims accurately and timely. However, Medicaid programs have grown in complexity, and MMIS have developed to accommodate these new complexities.  

According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), “MMIS – once defined as a single, integrated system of claims processing and information retrieval – is being redefined under Medicaid Information Technology Architecture (MITA) as the new “virtual MMIS” to most, if not all, of the additional non-financial Medicaid systems running on multiple hardware and software platforms.” 

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