NETWORK 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…

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…

Harvesting Data Insights from KFF 2020 Employer Benefits Survey

It’s harvest season: What are purchasers reaping from their network strategies?

October 12, 2020

Julianne McGarry, Director of Projects & Research, wrote this blog Harvest season for health benefits data kicked off last week…

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…

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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…

Emily Chen, MediQuire

Emily Chen on using data in direct contracting arrangements

December 17, 2019

CPR’s Program Director, Andréa Caballero, calls up Emily Chen, formerly CEO of MediQuire, to learn why purchasers are choosing to…

Lemon-ade

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…

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Tricia McGinnis on how Medicaid MCOs approach Social Determinants of Health

September 24, 2019

How and why are social determinants of health programs making their way into the Medicaid managed care realm? To find…

High Performance Network

You can’t build a network by casting a net

July 29, 2019

Unpacking the complexity of high-performance network design The National Business Group on Health (NBGH) predicted that by 2018 a staggering…

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