Eligible Processing 10,000 Transactions/Day, Raises $2M

Eligible is processing more than 10,000 insurance eligibility requests per day, reports PandoDaily.  Those transactions are across over 700 insurance companies.  Eligible, from YC Summer 2012, is a company I previously wrote about in the healthcare space .  New Obamacare mandates require that insurance companies automate responses to coverage requests.  Eligible addresses this challenge by providing a set […]

21st Century Healthcare: drchrono (YC W11) & Eligible (YC S12)

Health in the new year is on a lot of peoples’ minds as we enter 2013.  Two interesting articles recently about YC-funded healthcare startups drchrono and Eligible. drchrono is building out a new service called onpatient, reports TechCrunch.  Onpatient seeks to be the de facto online source for patient medical records and integrates with drchrono.  drchrono (YC […]

Zidisha Is International Microlending, Immunity Project Is An HIV Vaccine; Two Nonprofits Currently Doing Y Combinator

Funding non-profit organizations was a new initiative announced by Y Combinator in September.  Assistance to these organizations from YC includes a charitable contribution and the same techniques used to help startups.  Two non-profits have recently announced their participation in YC W14: Zidisha and Immunity Project.  Both of these organizations address global problems they’ve been working on for […]

Profit By Hacking The Law

Corporations in the high-tech industry spend millions of dollars every year in Washington, D.C.  That money is spent on influencing politicians to change the laws that affect those companies’ agendas.  Big corporations need not be only ones to profit from public policy, though.  Businesses of all sizes can hack potential growth simply by paying attention […]


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Eligible has built an API for healthcare eligibility queries that lets doctors process queries in real-time. Before doctors do procedures, they need to check with the insurance company to make sure that a potential patient is actually eligible for the procedure. Eligible has created a software system to speed that up significantly.