Archive for April 14th, 2016

The Phenomenon of Reference Based Pricing – Are Cash Pay Plans Next?

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

By Bill Rusteberg

Reference Based Pricing for health care has become the fastest growing trend in the American health care delivery system. Insurance agents, brokers and consultants upon which health care payers depend for market distribution, are joining the health care Reference Based Pricing revolution in droves. Selling health insurance is becoming fun again. Competing for business has reached new levels of intensity.

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The Science of Choosing Wisely — Overcoming the Therapeutic Illusion

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

gambling

Gamblers consistently overestimate the control they have over outcomes, both in gambling and in everyday life. Their belief leads them to engage in seemingly bizarre or ritualistic behaviors such as throwing dice in a certain way or wearing specific colors…….. the illusion of control is widespread, and its effects may be enhanced when people are placed in positions of authority or subjected to time pressure or competition………….

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