Health Reward Stat of the Day: Manulife partners with Vitality to reward healthy living
Wellness
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Wellness
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Health Reward Stat of the Day: Manulife partners with Vitality to reward healthy living

michaeldermer - February 23, 2016

  Manulife partners with Vitality to reward healthy livingManulife Financial Corporation has reached an agreement in 

Value-based care: can we get there with current tools?
Business
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Business
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Value-based care: can we get there with current tools?

Flow Health - February 19, 2016

By Robert M. Rowley, MD By Robert M. Rowley, MD We are at the threshold of a new way of paying for healthcare. We have paid for…

Hospital Marketing: Medicare Payments Collide with Delivery System Reform
Business
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Business
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Hospital Marketing: Medicare Payments Collide with Delivery System Reform

Stewart Gandolf - February 19, 2016

It would be difficult for the general public to miss the daily torrent of news media coverage about the run-up to the next presidential election. But hospital…

Are High-deductible Health Plans Working?
Health Reform
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Health Reform
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Are High-deductible Health Plans Working?

Michael Kirsch - February 8, 2016

May I whine for a few sentences please?  My staff and I have a high-deductible medical insurance plan.  As the costs of coverage increased each year, we…

Future Outlook: Medicare Advantage Plans & Risk Adjustment
Policy & Law
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Policy & Law
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Future Outlook: Medicare Advantage Plans & Risk Adjustment

David Harlow - February 5, 2016

All aspects of health care delivery and financing are undergoing change at breakneck speeds. Even federal health care financing programs, not known for nimble maneuverability, are exploring…

In Medicare Advantage, providers are becoming payers
Policy & Law
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Policy & Law
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In Medicare Advantage, providers are becoming payers

DavidEWilliams - February 5, 2016

Payer, provider or PayVider? Payer, provider or PayVider?Accountable Care Organizations enable providers of care to take on some of the functions of health plans and to receive…

Like I said: United’s ACA exchange departure is no big deal
Health Reform
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Health Reform
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Like I said: United’s ACA exchange departure is no big deal

DavidEWilliams - January 29, 2016

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funded an Urban Institute study to determine how Obamacare marketplaces are being impacted by the withdrawal of United Healthcare and the failure of some of…

Direct Primary Care – Isn’t It Too Expensive?
Health Reform
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Health Reform
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Direct Primary Care – Isn’t It Too Expensive?

StephenSchimpff - December 15, 2015

A common criticism of direct primary care (membership/retainer/concierge practices) is the added expense – “isn’t it too expensive?” Ways to think about the cost are to prioritize…

Business
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The Tide of Change is Coming for Reimbursments

mikevans - December 4, 2015

I have been in healthcare my entire career and have seen lots of change in some form or fashion for this industry. But, as many will attest…

Family Doctor Visit Costs
Health Reform
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Health Reform
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Family Doctor Visit Costs

Matthew Taber - November 25, 2015

A Modern Day Family Doctor VisitAmerican healthcare is in crisis.  Family doctor visit costs are rising. A Modern Day Family Doctor VisitAmerican healthcare is in crisis.  Family…