Employers Get Choosier About Workers’ Doctors

Many big companies are mining data from their own health plans and public records and working with consultants to compare physicians, searching for those with the best results and competitive costs.

Top doctors earn favored spots in health insurance offered to workers; poor performers are more costly for patients or excluded entirely…. Results convinced Walmart executives that choosing top doctors is vital.

Employers Get Choosier About Workers’ Doctors

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FROM A PHYSICIAN

Employers finally getting aggressive to control costs that the insurers were supposed to control, but didn’t.

FROM A TPA 

Sound like topcare?  Absolutely.

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