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Chris Cigarran Imagine Health

Chris Cigarran on why the status-quo is riskier than trying something new

August 11, 2020

Suzanne Delbanco connects with Chris Cigarran, CEO of Imagine Health, an alternative to traditional health insurance plans that uses partnerships…

Ashok Subramanian

Ashok Subramanian on why unit price is still a big deal

July 28, 2020

Suzanne Delbanco interviews Ashok Subramanian, CEO and Founder of Centivo, an alternative Third-Party Administrator (TPA) that emphasizes value-based direct contracting…

Alan Muney, MD

Alan Muney, MD, on why large health plans have a total cost of care advantage

July 21, 2020

Listen in as Suzanne Delbanco connects with Alan Muney, MD, MHA, former Chief Medical Officer of Cigna, former CEO of…

bundled payment health plans

MYTHBUSTER: Health plans will lead the way in advancing bundled payments

July 01, 2020

U.S. employers are hungry for new approaches to managing health care costs and improving quality.  The average annual premium for employer-sponsored family…

Database

50 States Enacting Health Care Policy; One Searchable Database

June 22, 2020

Health care is local, and so are laws impacting health care cost and quality. If the health care system weren’t…

Referee Stock Image Reform Evaluation Framework

If you’re playing without a REF, you can’t trust the scoreboard

June 22, 2020

Imagine trying to watch or play sports without a referee.  Baseball teams could declare every at bat a home run,…

Anna Sinaiko

Anna Sinaiko on lessons learned from 40 years of consumerism in health care

June 16, 2020

Listen in as Suzanne Delbanco chats with Anna Sinaiko, PhD, Assistant Professor at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of…

Peter Lee Covered California

Peter Lee on what alignment means for large purchasers like Covered California

May 19, 2020

Suzanne Delbanco speaks with Peter Lee, Executive Director of Covered California Health Exchange, to discover how Covered California plans to…

Consumer Shopping

We graded all 50 states on price transparency. What’s next?

May 19, 2020

Price transparency is one lever to ease the burden of rising costs, especially in today’s context where health care costs…

Zach Brown U Michigan

Zach Brown on the impact of accessible price transparency

May 11, 2020

Suzanne Delbanco chats with Zach Brown, PhD, Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan. Zach Brown used a…

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