Blog Archives

ARCHIVES: FEBRUARY 2016


Follow the Comp Plan

The major insurers pull back from paying sales commissions to brokers when they sign up certain people and certain products that tend to attract higher cost patients.

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Robert Trent Jones Trail

Alabama receives approval to move most of their Medicaid beneficiaries into a regional capitated managed care model, launching a big experiment that might be instructive nationally.

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Checking In On the Mating Game

Florida is the latest state to approve the Aetna-Humana merger as momentum builds for massive payer consolidation.

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Ode to the Accountants

CMS and AHIP announce their collaboration on the first set of standard physician quality measures that will be used for government and commercial payers as we move to value-based reimbursement.

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GCI, the Rest of the Story

Ascension’s part ownership in Health City offers a peek at where this disruption in healthcare delivery might lead.

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A Grand Caymans Excursion

Health City on Grand Cayman Island is delivering a very disruptive alternative for many elective procedures.

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