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In a world where healthcare reform is impacting millions and the understanding is not clear, the healthcare stakeholders are desperately trying to write the next chapter. Our services are focused at helping each business entity thrive in the “new world.”
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Provider Owned Commercial Health Plans
Provider Owned Commercial Health Plans. Provider-sponsored plans make up 15% or more of the health insurance market, according to many of the projections by industry observers. Until recently, commercial health insurance products have, with only a few exceptions, been offered by health insurance companies. Now, health systems are increasingly assuming financial risk and have sufficient capital and scale [...]
GPOs – Disruptive Models Growing. A group purchasing organization (GPO) is an entity that helps health care providers (such as hospitals, ambulatory care facilities, nursing homes and home health agencies) realize savings and efficiencies by aggregating purchasing volume and using that leverage to negotiate discounts with manufacturers, distributors and other vendors. Group purchasing organizations (GPOs) have [...]
AMI's Area ACO Report provides background on major metropolitan health insurance markets as well as profiles of the ACOs operating in the market.
Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are groups of doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers, who come together voluntarily to give coordinated high quality care to their Medicare and Commercial patients.
Health Systems are taking on more risk and looking for opportunities to increase revenues by bringing premium payments directly into the hospital system, rather than filtering them through insurance companies. Retaining more and more of the health care premiums paid by consumers is essential to providing a full spectrum of care.
A number of health systems are trying to emulate the business model employed for years by leading health systems as Kaiser Permanente, Geisinger Health System, Henry Ford Health System and others. In order to be successful, health systems will need to successfully manage hospital operations as well as health plan management, which requires underwriting expertise to maintain margins.