Topic: Reference Based Pricing

    Renewal rate too high? What to do about your group plan
    By Emily Kubis on May 23, 2018

      Before you consider cutting your group plan benefits, read this. If you’re a fully-insured employer who just received a huge rate hike on your...

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    Reference-based pricing: The PPO alternative
    By Woody Waters on May 18, 2018

    Do you know the true cost of your healthcare With the cost to provide a health plan for employees continuing to rise year after year, many...

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    Reference-based pricing: What about balance bills?
    By Emily Kubis on May 9, 2018

      Solutions for employers Reference-based pricing is a new way for self-insured employers to pay for employee’s medical costs. Instead of using a...

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    What is the Medical Loss Ratio?
    By Emily Kubis on April 6, 2018

      Is the MLR driving up employer healthcare costs? A piece of the Affordable Care Act that seeks to cap insurer profits may be driving employer...

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    What is an insurance network discount worth?
    By Emily Kubis on April 4, 2018

      Consider the value of insurance discounts Some self-insured employers are adopting new strategies to pay for their group benefits plan. These...

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    How a 40-employee group saved $100,000 with reference-based pricing
    By Emily Kubis on March 23, 2018

      A more cost-effective way to pay for healthcare Reference-based pricing is a new payment model for employer-sponsored healthcare. Through...

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    What are "Centers of Excellence" networks?
    By Emily Kubis on June 7, 2017

    The next level of reference based pricing for employers Walmart has made healthcare headlines over the last few years with their innovative...

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    What is reference based pricing, and how does it benefit employers?
    By Emily Kubis on May 11, 2017

      Innovative payment approach gaining traction One of the more revolutionary healthcare cost-containment efforts undertaken by some U.S. employers...

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