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MEA|NEA Acquires The White Stone Group

Acquisition lays the foundation for industry-leading HIPAA-compliant healthcare communication and information exchange via a single platform

Atlanta, GA – September 1, 2015 – MEA|NEA, the recognized leader in secure health information exchange for medical and dental providers, announced today that it has acquired The White Stone Group, Inc., a best-in class provider of healthcare communication management solutions. This move positions the company to create a single, highly-integrated platform for the secure exchange of protected health information and communication management between patients, providers, payers and health plans.

The White Stone Group’s products, led by its Trace™ communication suite, strengthen and complement
MEA|NEA’s current portfolio of HIPAA-compliant solutions for health information exchange and revenue cycle
management. Combining the two proven technology solutions gives clients a one-stop-shop for the secure
exchange of health information and the efficient management of healthcare communication including voice, fax, image, data and electronic documents. Customers will benefit by seeing a reduction in denied claims, improved cash flow, increased up-front collections, reduced readmissions, and improved HCAHPS scores.

“We are committed to empowering medical and dental providers, payers, health plans and partners to achieve efficiency and cost-savings through a robust offering of electronic healthcare communication and secure information exchange solutions,” said Lindy Benton, president and CEO of MEA|NEA. “Together, our solutions will enable clients to more effectively manage critical patient information that typically resides outside the electronic health record, closing the gaps in documentation and improving the continuum of care through a fully accessible patient record.”

The combined company has over 1 million customers across the medical and dental markets. Going forward,
MEA|NEA will form two complementary business units – one focused on providers, patients, payers and health
plans in the dental space and the other focused on the same audiences in the medical space. The company will maintain operations in Norcross, Georgia and Knoxville, Tennessee.


MEA|NEA is an industry leader in revenue cycle enhancement for payers and providers managing the secure
exchange of health information, providing critical functionality to payers, medical and dental providers and other agents. MEA|NEA solutions facilitate secure electronic requests for medical/dental records and documentation to connected network providers for payment integrity, risk adjustment, audit tracking, performance/quality measures, claim attachments and more. Similarly, their technology enables providers to gain productivity via the electronic capture, storage and submission of healthcare documentation; to more effectively manage their revenue cycle; and to reduce claim denials. |

About The White Stone Group, Inc.

The White Stone Group, Inc. partners with a growing base of more than 400 active hospitals and health systems nationwide. Best practices are hardwired through technology solutions to help hospitals improve financial performance, physician/staff alignment, patient experience, compliance and patient safety/quality. For more information, visit