Member Support Services
Sutherland is a leading provider of member acquisition services to health plans. We use insights based on member demographics and profiles to improve acquisition and targeting tactics. This helps health plans better understand prospects’ needs and anticipate decision triggers around plan selection.
Handling the influx of calls during open enrollment period is incredibly costly and time consuming for health plans. Whether it’s handling members questions related to their benefits, eligibility, or networks, many health plans do not have the scalable resources to handle this influx.
Sutherland helps health plans handle open enrollment periods. Whether it’s a member inquiry, new member welcome call, or appointment reminder, our services ease the burden of enrolling new members. Our enrollment services help health plans enroll the right members in the right program at the right time.
Outbound Education and Verification
Health plans must continue to empower and communicate with their members about their health benefits and options. As healthcare shifts to a value-based model, it’s imperative to empower members to make healthy lifestyle choices and find the best long-term care options for their unique situation.
Sutherland is a leading provider of outbound education and verification services to the health plan industry. We help health plans empower their members with the right information, through each member’s preferred communication channel. This encourages members to make the best long-term care decisions and helps keep health plans profitable in this new era of value-based care.
Individual member engagement is new territory for most health plans. With the influx of new members, especially those who haven’t had health insurance for years, it is more important than ever to provide a compelling experience for members.
Sutherland is a leading provider of member engagement services to health plans. Our engagement services help health plans drive behavior change, reduce risk in their pools, and improve health outcomes in this new era of value-based care.
Today's members are being asked to take on more responsibility in finding a health plan that meets their needs, preferences, and budget. This type of research often requires the type of member engagement that many health plans don’t have the capabilities to properly manage.
Sutherland helps health plans properly engage and create better experiences for their members. Our consumerism offering focuses on four key pillars: identification, acquisition, engagement, and retention. With Sutherland, health plans are able to improve their profits by selling more profitable offerings and avoid churn of their most profitable members.
It’s no longer simply about calls, health plan members expect to engage in quicker, more convenient ways than ever before. Whether it’s through social media, emails, web forms, chatbots, or some other digital channel, if a health plan doesn’t meet their member’s needs every time then that member will find a new health plan who does.
At Sutherland, we understand the importance of every single interaction and creating a true omni-channel experience. We work to not only improve each interaction but to better design, automate, and anticipate members’ needs to significantly reduce contact center touchpoints.
Inbound and Outbound Calls
Healthcare is complex and members are bound to have questions. Whether it’s understanding their care options or asking about a claim’s status, it’s important to give them an empathetic human voice to help them handle any questions or concerns they might have.
Sutherland is a leader in providing inbound and outbound contact center services to health plan members. With 24x7x365 global capabilities, we help health plans improve the experiences and outcomes they provide to their members.
Health Provider Support Services
Inbound and Outbound Calls
A contact center isn’t just for members. Hospitals and physician practices also need quick and convenient access to the member’s benefits or claims information. This not only helps the health providers handle their internal processes but helps improve the member experience for health plan’s members.
At Sutherland, we understand the importance of providing a top-notch inbound and outbound contact centers to health providers. Whether it’s a simple claims inquiry or understanding a member’s insurance status, keeping health providers happy has a direct impact on the member’s overall experience.
An often-underestimated way to improve the member experience is by providing quick and accurate claims information to health providers. By providing this information, health providers are more easily able to manage their billing and collections task, helping improve the overall experience for a member.
Sutherland has experience in handling these types of health provider claims inquiry calls on behalf of our health plan clients. We know that by providing quick and accurate claims information to health providers, a member’s claims can be processed correctly the first time and their overall healthcare experience is drastically improved.