A year ago, a group of major health insurers committed to streamlining the coordination of benefits process. Now, they have gone live on a patient registry to offer automated identification of patients eligible for health coverage under more than one plan, and which plan pays first.

The insurers worked with industry advocacy organization CAQH to develop COB Smart, with a registry already holding data on more than 100 million members and the payers covering more than 160 million across the nation. The program is available in 15 states and should be nationwide by June, says Sorin Davis, managing director of marketing and business development at CAQH.

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