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What is the world saying about RBP?

Amid closely watched litigation over fair market hospital pricing, alternative methods emerge as a more precise and less adversarial approach for self-insured health plans.

Sounds different than what we do today” or “We’ve been with our carrier for years” or “My client isn’t ready for it”

These are all common quotes I hear from employers and advisors about why a potential new and innovate strategy, reference-based pricing, that could save 15%-20% in healthcare cost, is not being seriously considered…

Reference Based Pricing is a fast-growing alternative to the PPO systems self-funded employers have utilized for their group benefit plans over the past 30 years…

PPOs were built off the early successes of HMOs. They sought to take the savings created by HMOs and expand provider bases to allow more choice for patients…

Reference-based pricing (RBP) is a fast growing alternative to the PPO systems self-funded employers have utilized for their group benefit plans over the past 30 years.

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5 Reasons to Consider Adopting Reference Pricing

Employers can empower themselves to save dollars on health care, rather than shift costs to their employees…

Top 10 Lessons of a Reference Based Pricer

Though RBP as a PPO replacement is a popular topic, the actual market percentage involved in such a full PPO replacement plan is quite literally decimal dust and…

3 ways to know if you're overpaying for healthcare

The staggering cost of employee health insurance has reached an all-time high - an estimated $14,800 per worker next year...

The Promise and the Pitfalls of Reference Pricing

Reference pricing is not a new concept. Generally defined as a mechanism by which a payer...

The Rise of Reference-Based Pricing

Since the discounting levels from PPOs are a tightly guarded secret, employers are unaware that they are paying three times what the largest payer in the country…

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