Passport Health Communications Inc., which provides software and solutions to help hospitals and healthcare providers improve business operations and secure payment for their services, gained a significant presence on the West Coast by acquiring California-based Data Systems Group which provides medical claims processing, eligibility, remittance, denial management and payment analysis services. Waller represented Passport – a longtime client – in the transaction.
Founded in 1996, Passport now serves more than 2,400 hospitals in addition to more than 8,900 physicians, clinics and ancillary offices across all 50 states. The company processes more than 300 million transactions annually through its Passport eCare™ brand of patient access and payment certainty solutions. Recently ranked the nation’s third largest revenue cycle management company by Modern Healthcare, Passport was honored as the “Technology Company of the Year” by the Nashville Technology Council in October 2012.