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BluePay and Ankota® Partner to Offer Credit Card Transaction Services to Homecare Organizations

For Immediate Release: October 5, 2017


NAPERVILLE, IL (October 5, 2017) – BluePay, a leading provider of technology-enabled credit card processing solutions, announced today its partnership with Ankota® to integrate its award-winning payment technology with Ankota’s home care agency management Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform. The integration will enable agencies to improve patient relationships and enhance revenue by delivering a complete solution for agency management, billing and payment collection.

The new Ankota solution delivers robust functionality including: online client intake, scheduling, care plans, caregiver tracking via telephony and mobile/GPS, point-of-care documentation, a family mobile application, care transitions and remote patient monitoring. With BluePay, Ankota clients will be better positioned to increase their revenue and create a stronger customer relationship.

The integration allows clients to process credit card payments directly within the Ankota interface. No account numbers are stored by Ankota, minimizing the client’s PCI scope and costs. The robust payment solution also provides functionality for automated recurring payments and comprehensive reporting all at very low transaction costs.

Ken Accardi, Ankota CEO, said, “We are very excited to partner with BluePay. This relationship will allow Ankota homecare agency clients to enhance and optimize revenue and be more competitive through the provision of a safe and secure way to accept payments. It’s another example of how Ankota’s next generation philosophy of interoperable systems brings continuing and cost effective benefits to our customers.”

“The partnership with Ankota is a great opportunity for BluePay to expand our reach within the homecare space, while enabling Ankota client agencies to utilize a new method of accepting payments,” commented Jay Ablian, EVP and General Manager of Partnerships at BluePay. “Our payment solution will lower their clients’ processing costs, offer better reporting, and enhance auto draft functionality.”

About BluePay: BluePay is a leading provider of technology-enabled payment processing for merchants in the United States and Canada. Through physical POS, online, and mobile interfaces, as well as CRM and ERP software integrations, BluePay processes business-to-consumer and business-to-business payments while providing real-time settlement, reporting, and reconciliation, along with robust security features such as tokenization and point-to-point encryption. BluePay is headquartered in Naperville, Illinois, with offices in Chicago, Maryland, New York, and Toronto. For more information, follow BluePay on Facebook, Google+, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or visit www.bluepay.com.

About Ankota: Ankota™ enables the next generation of home care, understanding the rapid growth of the elderly population and the shifts to managed care and population health. The highly customizable software offers full home care agency and Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) management including telephony, GPS, fixed number generator fobs, biometric authentication and verification schema. It manages people, payers and programs via configurable business rule sets and supports optimized delivery of care in homes, readmission reduction, individualized plans of care and cost controls. Sophisticated scheduling algorithms support managing non-skilled and professional workers in post-acute markets that include AAA’s, Medicaid, DME, therapy staffing, infusion and phlebotomy.  Foresight Care™, an innovative remote patient monitoring service and patient engagement platform, helps avoid hospital readmissions at the lowest possible cost. Visit Ankota at http://www.ankota.com/.

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Jennifer Seebock

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