Paul Rooney

As Managing Partner of EBS Capstone, Mr. Rooney specializes in advising employers on group health, life and disability benefit funding methods, plan design, cost containment, flexible benefits, and state and federal compliance issues. Over the past 25 years, Mr. Rooney has had extensive experience in the area of managed care, specifically developing plans for multi-state employers and negotiating pricing with various managed care companies.

Business of Well-being

Low Health Literacy Leads to Increased Healthcare Costs

Most patients only understand and retain about half of what a provider tells them, and do not feel comfortable to clarify. Almost 90 million people in the U.S. lack the basic skills or proficiency necessary to understand and use health information as reported.


Paul Rooney


January 29, 2014