Archive for March 14th, 2019

A Cost Effective Approach to Reference Based Pricing

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

 

 

Going with a PEPM subscription model yields greater plan savings than charging a percentage of savings. Our RBP solution, powered by Payer Compass, uses that model and helping is helping clients save up to 72% over traditional PPO networks.

Texas School District Continues Deficit Spending On Health Plan

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

The Donna Independent School District (DISD) in deep South Texas continues to under fund their self-funded health plan. In a competitive RFP process last year the district moved their self-funded health plan administration from Blue Cross to United HealthCare. However, the change in plan administrators have not shown any savings to date, although there is a “shared savings” fee paid to the administrator. Try explaining that to the boys in the domino parlor.

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New Health Plans Expose Insureds To Less Risk

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

New health plans expose insureds to less risk:

The risk of systematic rising health insurance costs, erosion of  benefits and less choice. Provider payments are fully transparent unlike traditional health plans that cloak provider pricing in secrecy.

Members may select any provider of choice unlike PPO and HMO plans. There are no high deductibles and in some cases no deductibles at all. So what’s the catch?

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