Archive for June 17th, 2019

Was J Patrick Rooney Right?

Monday, June 17th, 2019

Purveyors of Reference Based Pricing strategies can’t seem to agree on what the reference benchmark should be. Thirteen years ago J. Patrick Rooney (1927-2008) said it was 125% of Medicare. Was he right?

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Dendy Opines on North Carolina RBP Fiasco

Monday, June 17th, 2019

The state of North Carolina has received considerable push back from the medical community in their efforts to reign in rising health care costs for public employees. Scheduled to implement Reference Based Pricing strategies beginning January 1, 2020, the state’s medical industry (primarily hospitals) have pushed back so hard there is now doubt the plan will ever take effect. 

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