BENEFIT DESIGN

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Reference-based pricing: 3 models that cut health care cost inflation at its roots

April 12, 2021

Reference-based models address the root cause of high health care costs: the prices. Studies of health care costs reaffirm the…

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How Employers Can Benefit from the Digital Health Explosion

March 01, 2021

Ryan Olmstead, MPH, wrote this blog. If I’d only stuffed a dollar in a jar every time I heard of…

Stephen Furia Mount Sinai

Stephen Furia on Mount Sinai’s principles of success for direct to purchaser relationships

February 01, 2021

CPR’s Program Director, Andréa Caballero, chats with Stephen Furia, Senior Vice President, Population Health at Mount Sinai Health System, one…

Linda Schwimmer New Jersey Quality Institute

Linda Schwimmer on the health of New Jersey’s small group insurance market

October 26, 2020

Andréa Caballero, MPA, speaks with Linda Schwimmer, JD, President and CEO of the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute (Quality…

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…

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…

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Want to improve maternity care? Embrace health equity

April 28, 2020

Mother’s Day is around the corner, and one of the greatest gifts the United States can give to mothers is…

Direct Contracting Mythbuster

Mythbuster: Direct contracting will never become a real trend.

January 14, 2020

The health care marketplace continues to evolve, as health care organizations consolidate and experiment with new value-oriented models. As these…

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Got hospital “lemons” in your network? Ditch them or make lemon-“aid”?

October 22, 2019

A few weeks ago, we published a blog post on the challenges of building a high-performance network (HPN).  We landed…

Cost Neutral plan by Mark Fendrick

Mark Fendrick on unveiling a cost-neutral Value-Based Insurance Design option

September 10, 2019

Listen in as Mark Fendrick, Director of the University of Michigan Center for Value-Based Insurance Design and a practicing general…

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