Improving overall quality of care while removing roadblocks to finding the best providers. All this while maintaining cost control and efficiency. Insurance companies have the upper hand when deciding which procedures, doctors, and facilities are covered. This often means that the best surgeons or a top rated hospitals can be out-of-bounds to employees, leaving long-term outcomes questionable.

July 12, 2021
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2021 Health Care Survey

[Health Care Survey] Are you concerned about the impact the pandemic has had on operations and the economy? Here is a good health care survey that […]
July 9, 2021
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Surprise and Balance Billing Rules

[Surprise and Balance Billing Rules] We are now wondering if these new surprise and balance billing rules will be the end of out-of-network billing. CMS and […]
June 17, 2021
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Transparency Regulations Pricing Fall Short

Transparency regulations falling short and a team from GoodRx tried to make sense of posted prices for common hospital procedures. By Alan Goforth | June 11, 2021 at 10:37 […]
June 11, 2021
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Medical Cost Trends

Analysis: Medical cost trends to increase in 2021, drop in 2022 By Scott Wooldridge | June 09, 2021 at 10:08 AM Medical cost trends analysis predicts that medical cost […]
June 11, 2021
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Consumer Prescription Business Fight

Amazon, Walmart duke it out By Michael Popke | June 10, 2021 at 08:04 AM Both Amazon and Walmart announced plans this week to offer discounted prescriptions to it’s […]
June 8, 2021
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Quality Care and Affordable Cost

Providing quality care at an affordable cost is the objective of everyone in the health care system. Achieving that elusive goal, however, is a never-ending challenge. […]
June 7, 2021
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Mental Health Treatment Cost Increases?

Is it the intention of your self-funded health plan to cover this? Have you done anything to make sure your intentions are carried out by your […]
June 7, 2021
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Out-of-Pocket Costs Exceed Savings

Making the case for point-of-care health care loans. The average health plan out-of-pocket maximum is $8,000, yet 37% of Americans struggle to cover a $400 emergency expense. […]
June 7, 2021
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Health Care Costs Decrease

By Alan Goforth | June 04, 2021 at 10:23 AM Health care costs decrease for family of four during pandemic Health care costs for a family of four decreased […]
June 4, 2021
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Surprise Medical Bills – Lab Work

Most common source of surprise medical bills? Lab work. Surprise medical billing has become a big issue for American consumers. Congress recently passed the “No Surprises […]