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09/23/18

  04:15:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 209 words,  
Categories: Cost savings, MedBen Analytics, Bundled Payments, Reference-based pricing

Bundled Payments: The Future of Health Care Reimbursements?

Health care payers are continually looking for ways to reduce medical spending. One such concept that has gained traction in recent years is the bundled payment system, in which a provider is paid for a complete episode of care, rather than paid… more »

08/24/18

  07:16:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 174 words,  
Categories: Reference-based pricing, Contracts, Partners Community Health Plan

Direct-to-Employer Contracting Nothing New for MedBen

A recent Bloomberg.com article opined upon the growing trend of employers contracting directly with health care providers. Such relationships, author Max Nisen notes, save employers money by giving them "a greater degree of control and flexibility in… more »
  05:42:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 162 words,  
Categories: Cost savings, Reference-based pricing, Dialysis

Costly Dialysis Legislation Should Spark Plan Language Change

If you've been on the fence about using reference-based pricing (RPB) for your plan members' dialysis services, now is the time to make the move. The American Journal of Managed Care reports that a recently passed bill includes “pay for” legislation… more »