Archive for March 20th, 2019

Will Texas Consider Feasibility of Reference Based Pricing Strategies for Public Educators?

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

               $64,000 Question

House Bill 3987, if passed, will direct a commission to study alternative mechanisms for offering health benefit plan coverage to the affected employees  of the TRS ActiveCare program and their dependents. Will “alternative mechanisms” include a study of Reference Based Pricing strategies? Will Texas follow the lead of Montana, North Carolina and the South Texas Health Cooperative?