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What Are Bundled Payments?

With the average cost of health benefits topping $12,000 per employee per year, employers are looking for ways to bend the…

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Value-Based Care Tech, Part 1: Provider Infrastructure

The continued success of value-based care depends on providers having the tools they need to collect and analyze data. In…

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Breaking Down Bundled Payments: Cancer Treatment

You don't need us to tell you: Cancer costs keep rising. In 2017, more than $147 billion was spent on cancer care in the…

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Are Your Employees Underinsured?

Just because someone has health insurance doesn't guarantee that they can handle all their medical expenses. In fact,…

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What Your Employees Need to Know About Form 1095-A

When Form 1095-A arrives in your employees' mailboxes, you might find them turning to you for help in understanding what the…

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A group of healthy, smiling employees at a table reaping the benefits of value-based care trends.

3 Ways Value-Based Care Is Evolving in 2019

You want your employees to be happy, healthy and productive. You just don't want to pay more than you need to in order to…

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An Introduction to High-Performance Networks

Efforts to improve the quality of care haven't always achieved the parallel goal of cutting costs. Players in the…

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Tips from a vision benefits pro: Leverage vision coverage to impact your highest medical cost drivers

A growing trend in employee benefits is the integration of health and vision benefit plans. It's called Integrated Health…

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Controlling Costs: Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic surgeries can become expensive quickly, and navigating insurance after these kinds of procedures can force patients…

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Should Your Business Offer Domestic Partner Health Insurance?

Not long ago, offering domestic partnership health benefits was a way for employers to equalize benefits for employees in…

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How Employers Can Promote Health Care Innovation

The health care landscape is rapidly changing as employers, patients and health care providers look for ways to contain…

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Controlling Costs: Emergency Room Costs and Usage

Most individuals don't recognize the emergency room cost they (or their insurer) has to pay for each visit. Does it matter…

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