Healthcare Process Improvement

Business Issue:

This Large, East Coast Healthcare Payer needed to improve their effectiveness at monitoring the open enrollment process, eliminate waste and improve the overall process efficiency. The client desired an integrated process, people and technology strategy to address these needs in a short timeframe, in advance of the upcoming enrollment period. Familiar with our track record for success, the client asked HCG to create this strategy.


  • Developed and gained approval from the Executive team on a redesigned strategy for New and Renewal Group Implementation:
    • Process, Technology, and Organization redesign
    • Detailed Cost Benefit Analysis
    • Prioritized Implementation Plan
  • Led the definition of need and the selection process for the necessary supporting technologies
  • Conducted training and rollout of the new process, roles, and technology for over 700 users
  • Performed all Change Management to ensure success for the entire initiative by providing:
    • Communication Strategy development and execution
    • Executive reporting
    • Issue management
    • Cross-project risk mitigation
  • Performed Process Assurance activities to ensure adoption of the new process and technology across the user base


  • Reduced renewal data entry time by 50%, thus increasing staff capacity
  • Streamlined workflow process, eliminated non-value added and redundant activities
  • Created 100% visibility to the status of all groups at all times for all functions
  • Enhanced reporting for strategic planning, trend analysis, product development, and account profitability

Integrated people, process and technology redesign solution for the Group Enrollment and Administration process at a Large Health Payer

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At Himes Consulting Group, we don’t believe we have all the answers. We know that the right solutions to improve your business come from conversation and collaboration. We have the experience to learn your business and partner with you to create process redesign programs that fit your team.