Aldeen The Magnificent

Doug Aldeen – RBP Defender Warrior

Doug Aldeen (The Magnificent), an ERISA attorney, talks about Reference Based Pricing and what he does to help plan sponsors in that space. This is a guy you want in your corner……………….

Our podcast discussion today between Michael Andrade and Douglas Aldeen, Esq.  If you don’t know Doug that doesn’t mean he hasn’t helped you.  Doug is an ERISA attorney and has been in the healthcare space for more than two decades.

Hear podcast here: DOUG ALDEEN ROCKS

If you’ve not considered value based provider payment and some form of direct contracting, then you need to listen to this podcast.  You see Doug is the MVP of Cost Containment for a reason, as a practicing attorney he’s charged with working with many of the constituents within healthcare including: Third Party Administrators, Hospitals, Plan Sponsors, he intimately understands the nuances involved with open-access service models and when providers become litigious he’s typically one of the people on behalf of the plan beneficiaries is involved with the settlement process, for one he’s an amazing soul.

Discussion Points:

  1. What are Value Based Payments?
  2. Why you need someone like Doug on your side, an ERISA attorney highly engaged with Value and Reference Based Pricing
  3. Using Patient Assistance Programs and the IRS to manage favorable settlements and create an unfair advantage for your employees and your plan.
  4. Learned lessons from 2020
  5. What to watch out for in 2021

If you’d like to learn how this and other programs can fit into your benefit strategy please feel free to contact me: Michael Andrade (832) 236-8966.