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  • Direct Primary Care: Good for What Ails Us
    Direct Primary Care: Good for What Ails Us Discussion of direct primary care and how it helps with several ... several challenges in health care today. DPC improves care coordination, improves outcomes, improves ...

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    • Authors: Gayle Brekke
    • Date: May 2016
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial theory in business context; Leadership>Thought leadership; Professional Values>Public interest representation; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Innovative solutions
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Economics>Health economics; Health & Disability>Health insurance; Health & Disability>Payment models
  • How Primary Care, America’s Best- Kept Secret, Can Reduce Health Care Costs for Self-Funded Employers
    How Primary Care, America’s Best- Kept Secret, Can Reduce Health Care Costs for Self-Funded Employers ... addition to administering the plan. Greater use of primary care is one way to better manage the health delivery ...

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    • Authors: Ernest Clevenger
    • Date: Sep 2008
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial methods in business operations
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Health & Disability>Health care
  • Examining the Evidence - Enhanced Primary Care Leads to Reduced Hospital Use and Saves Costs - Or Does It?
    Examining the Evidence - Enhanced Primary Care Leads to Reduced Hospital Use and Saves Costs - Or Does ... describes enhanced primary care models and provides citations on whether or not health care savings have been ...

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    • Authors: Tia Sawhney, Bruce Pyenson
    • Date: Jan 2015
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Health & Disability>Health care; Health & Disability>Health risks; Health & Disability>Payment models
  • Can Direct-to-Provider Contracting Achieve Value-Based Care for Employer-Sponsored Plans?
    Can Direct-to-Provider Contracting Achieve Value-Based Care for Employer-Sponsored Plans? Can Direct-to-Provider ... Contracting Achieve Value-Based Care for Employer-Sponsored Plans? Direct-to-provider contracting is a strategy ...

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    • Authors: Andrew James Timcheck, Cory Gusland, Michael Gaal
    • Date: Dec 2019
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge; Strategic Insight and Integration
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Health & Disability; Health & Disability>Payment models
  • The Bottom Line on BehavioralHealth Care Costs
    BehavioralHealth Care Costs This article reviews the cost of behavioral health care and looks at how ... how the involvement of Primary Care Physicians leads to a less efficient and effective treatment and is ...

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    • Authors: Stephen P Melek
    • Date: Mar 2005
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Process and technique refinement
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Health & Disability>Health care
  • The U.S. Health Care Revolution: Give Me an Incentivized Provider Payment System or Give Me Death!
    The U.S. Health Care Revolution: Give Me an Incentivized Provider Payment System or Give Me Death! A ... A proposal to reform the health care provider payment system through: a national fee schedule, shifting ...

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    • Authors: John Dante
    • Date: Sep 2010
    • Competency: Leadership>Thought leadership; Professional Values>Public interest representation; Results-Oriented Solutions>Actionable recommendations; Strategic Insight and Integration>Influence decisions
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Economics>Health economics; Health & Disability>Health care quality; Health & Disability>Payment models; Public Policy; Public Policy
  • The Costs of Mental HealthParity
    the costs of mental health parity, presents the primary drivers of cost increases from legislation and ... News, March 2005, Issue No. 49. Health care costs;Health care reform; 9443 3/1/2005 12:00:00 AM ...

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    • Authors: Stephen P Melek
    • Date: Mar 2005
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Health & Disability>Health care
  • To Err is Human, To Estimate is Actuarial
    the impact of medical errors on the U.S. health care system, the Health Section commissioned a research ... total measurable direct and indirect cost to the economy. Estimation methods;Health care costs; 9562 ...

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    • Authors: Steven Siegel
    • Date: Sep 2010
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial methods in business operations; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession>Academic partnerships; Economics>Health economics; Experience Studies & Data; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Data mining
  • Palliative Care
    Palliative Care This article from major US payers describes palliative care as a scaleable means of ... Payment models=Health care payment models;Health care costs;Managed care;Home health care 6442471996 11/1/2016 ...

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    • Authors: Randall Krakauer, Bruce Smith, Diane Meier, Torrie Fields
    • Date: Nov 2016
    • Competency: Leadership>Change management; Leadership>Influence; Leadership>Mentoring; Leadership>Professional network leverage; Leadership>Thought leadership; Results-Oriented Solutions>Actionable recommendations; Results-Oriented Solutions>Assess decision effectiveness; Strategic Insight and Integration>Big picture view; Strategic Insight and Integration>Effective decision-making
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Economics>Health economics; Enterprise Risk Management>Systematic risk; Experience Studies & Data>Morbidity; Experience Studies & Data>Mortality; Health & Disability>Chronic health management - Health & Disability; Health & Disability>Health care quality; Health & Disability>Payment models
  • Hospital Contracting Best Practices
    evaluated using a structured survey document. The primary objective of the survey was to identify best practices ... hospital contracting practices Managed care;Payment models=Health care payment models; 9445 5/1/2006 12:00:00 ...

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    • Authors: Application Administrator
    • Date: May 2006
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Health & Disability>Health care