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Employee medical bill reviews can help healthcare costs

Employee Medical Bill Reviews: Keeping Medical Costs Low

It’s no secret that healthcare costs have been rising in recent years and are projected to continue to climb for years to come. This is why it’s so important to be proactive and take measures to keep healthcare costs low. There are several vital steps…

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Effective Disease Prevention Doesn’t Have to Be a Drag

Mike Payne - in News & Insights

Healthcare expenditure in the U.S. in 2014 is forecasted to be $3.8 trillion. Despite this staggering sum, three in every four Americans will die prematurely…

Manage healthcare costs better, and prevent your piggy bank from looking like this.

Five Steps to Healthcare Cost Management Success for Employers

Phyllis Ruez - in Economics

Healthcare reform legislation and spiraling medical costs across the industry have spurred CMS to introduce a number of initiatives designed to improve…

Putting your quality on the max setting.

The Case for Quality

Justin Bellante - in Focused

Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) is one of the leading Five Star Quality rating systems. Health plans offering Medicare and Medicaid Services receive bonus payments according to their Star ratings, higher quality equals higher compensation.…

Wellness is more than health, it is happiness

Wellness is Not Just about Health!

Rajeev Mudumba - in Worksite Wellness

With President Obama winning his second innings at the White House, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), and its implementations are back in focus.

Cancer patients have rights too!

Understanding the Legal Rights of Working Cancer Survivors and Employees with Cancer: Part 2

Lorna Sills Katica - in Focused

*This article is the second of a two-part series on the legal rights of cancer survivors and employees with

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Educating Consumers about Healthcare Price Transparency is the Best Solution to Controlling Costs

Dr. Jeffery Rice - in Selling & Marketing

Health reform won’t stop providers from overcharging for care, only consumers can do that.

Would You Pay Your Credit Card Bill Before Reviewing It?

Would You Pay Your Credit Card Bill Before Reviewing It?

Dr. Kristin Bagley - in Economics

Imagine receiving your credit card bill every month, and the only information you’re provided is an amount due and a “pay by” date of 48 hours from now.

Using Remote Health Management Systems to Manage Chronic Conditions

Using Remote Health Management Systems to Manage Chronic Conditions

Jason Goldberg - in Others

An estimated 133 million Americans are currently living with one or more chronic conditions – a figure that is only expected to grow as the baby boomer generation ages.

A doctor consulting with an elderly patient.

What is Long-Term Care?

Gay Rowan - in Focused

When people consider the subject of long-term care, they often think about nursing homes.