Archive for May 11th, 2013

Cost Plus Dental

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

The Cost Plus Dental model is very simple.  Like Costco or Sam’s Club, patients pay an annual membership fee.  Cost Plus Dental uses these membership fees to help offset the cost of care which allows members to have high quality care for extremely low cost.  In addition, care can be provided without the limits and restrictions associated with traditional dental benefits plans.

https://costplusdental.com/Home_Page.html

The Basics Of Setting Health Insurance Premium

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

 

health insurance premiumsWhen setting health premiums, insurers balance covering their financial risk and administrative overhead with offering competitive rates.  Insurance companies consider factors like age, medical history and cost of care to set premiums for the coming year.

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International Federation Of Health Plans

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

Interesting summary of health care costs across the world – especially prescription drugs:

http://www.ifhp.com/documents/2012iFHPPriceReportFINALMarch25.pdf