When you go to fill a prescription, do you present your health insurance card at the pharmacy and assume you’re getting the lowest price? You may be paying too much. The cash price for many prescription drugs — especially generics — is often less than insurance co-pays.
TSHBP offers Texas school districts a TRS ActiveCare alternative for 2020-2021 school year. A careful review of benefits and rating structures indicates smart risk management strategies to control health care costs for members.
Effective September 1, 2020 we are trying out something new which I believe could be the future in health care financing – A cash pay centric plan coupled with a PCP referral process to the highest quality providers with the best medical outcomes.
Will the TRS ActiveCare trustees act to stop the TRS ActiveCare rebellion? They better think this through because it would be political suicide to take away competitive benefits and force members back to the TRS ActiveCare dungeon.
Drug prices keep going up, and up, and up with no end in sight. Isn’t it about time plan sponsors get away from open formularies and change the way they purchase drugs? Or do plan sponsors want to continue to spend and spend and spend, more and more?
We just received word that Florida Schuessler Stick (The Schuessler Stick™) sales have recently spiked straining manufacturing capacity at plants world wide. So staff set out to find out why. The following is their report…………….
“The goal of the rule is to reduce a disparity in Medicare payments where hospital-affiliated clinics get paid more than physician offices for the same services. Some critics have said the gap has helped fuel a race towards hospital-physician consolidation.”