Archive for January 10th, 2017

Whole Foods Adopts Reference Based Pricing Model

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

wholefoods Whole Foods has implemented Reference Based pricing strategies. AMPS ( advancedpricing.com) has acquired Whole Foods  as a client and is currently  managing a beta-test for them in Austin and in Los Angeles.

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Tucker Carlson Interviews Steven Weissman on Health Care Problems

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

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Great Piece to Include on Your Blog. Tucker Carlson – Fmr Hospital Chief Steven Weissman on Health Care Problems  (4 minutes 27 seconds)

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Employers May Adopt ‘Narrow Networks’ of Health Care Providers

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

confused“There are signs that employers’ interest in narrow networks may grow in the near future.”  But that is problematic. Why limit choice of providers when you can simply pay all providers the same? That solves access and financial issues for plan sponsors where the difference between profit and loss many times is tied to health care costs. Isn’t it about time consumers realize they are helping to drive costs up by accepting terms and conditions set by insurance companies and complicit plan sponsors too dumb to realize the implication of good intentions (providing employee health insurance) is having a reverse effect on their bottom line? – Signed: Ranting and Raving (Name held upon request).

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