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Blog Post March 13, 2019
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Voice of the Market Survey: Value-Based Reimbursement
Despite the uncertainty around the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and other healthcare reform efforts, it’s clear that value-based models are here to stay. What isn…
Blog Post February 04, 2019
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Three Takeaways from the 2nd Annual Medicare Advantage Leadership Innovations Conference
On January 28-30, 120 Medicare Advantage health plan executives, industry experts and vendors gathered for the 2nd Annual Medicare Advantage Leadership Innovat…
Blog Post January 07, 2019
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A Look at the Year Ahead
We enter 2019 on the heels of a midterm election that saw Democrats take control of the U.S. House of Representatives and Medicaid expansion approved via refer…
Blog Post December 06, 2018
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2018 Review: The Year of Disruption
It’s the time of year when people say… “I can’t believe it’s this time of year already!” This is also a time when people look back and reflect on the prior yea…
Blog Post November 20, 2018
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Happy Thanksgiving
The turkey is brining, the pies are made, and the table is set for Thanksgiving dinner. This Thanksgiving season, HealthEdge has taken some time to stop and re…
Blog Post November 09, 2018
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HealthEdge Voice of the Market: Health Insurers and Operational Efficiency
To understand how health plans are thinking about operational efficiency, HealthEdge, in partnership with Survata, an independent market research firm, recentl…
Blog Post October 29, 2018
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Three take-aways from AHIP's National Conferences on Medicare, Medicaid & Duals 2018
Healthcare executives from all walks of Medicare and Medicaid assembled in Washington D.C. from October 15th through the 18th to discuss and learn from each ot…
Blog Post October 12, 2018
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How Successful Health Plans are Transforming their Business
The health insurance industry is changing faster today than ever before. The constant introduction of new regulations, changing customer expectations, and the …
Blog Post October 01, 2018
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Does culture still eat strategy for breakfast?
“What’s the culture like at HealthEdge?” Having spent my career in Human Resources, this is a question candidates always ask me and I love the challenge of …
Blog Post September 17, 2018
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Why MACRA Still Matters
Participation rates of eligible providers for MIPS reporting and ACOs are above 90%, according to CMS in a blog post. It sounds good until one realizes that th…
Blog Post August 13, 2018
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Paying Your Tuition: Failure is the Tuition of Success
One of the most important life lessons my father taught me was that I would only succeed when I stopped fearing failure. Quite simply failure is the tuitio…
Blog Post August 02, 2018
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You Can’t Lower Healthcare Costs or Improve Outcomes in a Siloed System
Everyone wants better outcomes and lower costs. It sounds good when people in the industry talk about achieving those ends, but the Triple Aim has been a goal …