ClinixMIS has signed four new contracts to provide ASP-based medical business software to medical billing physician group practice companies. ClinixMIS, based in Brentwood, Tenn., provides the latest technological and efficient advancements in the processing of electronic and other administrative and billing processes, while exceeding current security and HIPAA standards. ClinixMIS announced the following additions to their client roster: Delta Clinic – Jackson, Tenn.; Healthcare Billing, Inc. – Hazelton, Pa.; Physician Billing Solutions – Raleigh, N.C.; and The Grant Group – Nashville, Tenn. For more info, visit.After an extensive evaluation process, The Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare (CAQH) announced that it has authorized Edifecs to certify that healthcare organizations' IT systems are in compliance with its Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange (CORE) Phase I rules. CAQH launched CORE in January 2005 to promote interoperability and improve provider access to eligibility and benefits information before or at the time of service using the electronic system of their choice for any patient or health plan. CORE is comprised of more than 85 industry stakeholders -- health plans, providers, vendors, CMS, and other government agencies, associations, regional entities, standard-setting organizations, and banking industry experts. The participating plans represent almost 75 percent of the commercially insured, plus Medicare and some Medicaid beneficiaries. For more info, visit.