Archive for October 26th, 2018

If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them

Friday, October 26th, 2018

Earlier this month we learned the state of North Carolina will be terminating their state health plan’s contract with Blue Cross and will instead adopt a Reference Based Pricing plan (Another State Adopts Reference Based Pricing Strategies). Now we learn Blue Cross of N. Carolina will be introducing a new, no network health plan, which is of course, Reference Based Pricing. Is this a case of “If you can’t beat them, join them?”

“It is normal comprehensive insurance, with a high deductible, and the main difference being that reimbursement is based on a ‘reference pricing’ approach similar to what state Treasurer (Dale) Folwell has recently proposed for the state employee plan…………….”



Friday, October 26th, 2018

Have you looked at HealthSmart lately? It’s an exciting time for us. We’ve had a busy year of growth, transition and powerful new solutions. Now more than ever, you should give us a look to see how we can help your clients and prospects. (more…)