NU Online News Service, Sept. 27, 2004, 1:32 p.m. EDT

Eldorado Computing Inc., Phoenix, has announced a marketing alliance with VestaCare Inc., La Jolla, Calif.[@@]

Eldorado and VestaCare both sell systems for processing health claims.

VestaCare will supply claims pre-processing technology and Eldorado supply the “auto-adjudication” engine that decides how much a health plan should pay for each claim, Eldorado says.

The VestaCare and Eldorado systems will exchange data using the X12 837 4010 data exchange format.