The Single Sign-On offers healthcare professionals an easy and secure way to access the provider portals of major local health plans and hospitals as well as other valuable online service. Rather than placing time-consuming phone calls or repetitively logging into different web sites with different passwords, SSO users can access information from all participating organizations by signing in once with a single common digital ID. The SSO protects and simplifies access to provider portals, minimizing the risks of information sharing and maximizing portal adoption.   Read more.

The Administrative Simplification program makes it easier for providers and payers in Washington state to do business together by reducing the cost and complexity of information exchange. Admin Simp workgroups bring together health plans, public payers, hospitals, practices and public policy makers to develop policies, best practices and technology solutions in support of its simplification mission.  OneHealthPort is designated by Washington State as the Lead Organization for Administrative Simplification.  OneHealthPort also participates in national efforts to simplify administration through its participation in CAQH’s CORE program. Read more.

Washington State’s Health Information Exchange provides health care organizations a secure, low-cost means to share standardized messages with trading partners on a system-to-system basis.  The HIE supports multiple formats, allowing a wide range of trading partners to easily exchange both business and clinical information.  The OneHealthPort HIE is designated by the State of Washington as the statewide health information exchange.  OneHealthPort also operates the National Renal Administrators Association (NRAA) HIE, which connects renal dialysis treatment facilities with CMS for purposes of quality reporting.  Read More.

As one element of its administrative simplification work for Washington state, OneHealthPort operates the Provider Data Service – a statewide solution for gathering all the information health plans and hospitals request from providers in the course of credentialing.  The PDS, required by SSB 5346, reduces the data entry burden for providers and reduces the cost of credentialing for hospitals and health plans. Read more.