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Blog Post September 10, 2020
Medicare Advantage Plans – Keys to Success
There are several critical considerations for payers looking to build top quality, high-performing and competitive Medicare Advantage plans. Communication i…
Blog Post September 08, 2020
Analytical Insights Critical for Smart Business Decisions
For health plans with limited resources, cost pressures continue to weigh heavy. Outdated technology and siloed systems can adversely impact operational effici…
Blog Post September 02, 2020
What Would a Do-Over Look Like For The Healthcare Industry?
Ever have the kind of day where you wish you could go back and start over? Press reset so you could avoid the errors you made the first time around? Unfortunat…
Blog Post August 30, 2020
Inefficient Processes Stifle Creativity and Continuous Improvements
Whether it is value-based benefits, episodes of care, or evolving state and federal regulations—without the right technology, health plans will struggle to kee…
Blog Post August 27, 2020
Health Plans Must Prioritize Member Satisfaction
Gone are the days of the traditional, slow, steady insurance business. Welcome the next generation of health insurance, where plans must be fast and agile to p…
Blog Post August 24, 2020
Don't Fear Change, Build a Culture of Continual Optimization
Health plans that implemented a core administration system twenty years ago and have only taken technical upgrades for two decades struggle to efficiently oper…
Blog Post August 20, 2020
Breaking Down Silos Leads to Better Outcomes and Lower Costs
EHRs, mobile devices, wearables, claims data, and population health analytics can create enough insight for healthcare to improve outcomes at lower costs. But …
Blog Post August 17, 2020
Focused on Innovation? Start with Operational Efficiency
For health plans, operational efficiency could be the first step in their approach to innovation. While it may not be the most exciting aspect of the business,…
Blog Post August 12, 2020
How Successful Health Plans Transform Their Businesses
The health insurance industry is constantly evolving with the introduction of new regulations, the need to adopt value-based reimbursement (VBR) models, and ch…
Blog Post August 10, 2020
Speed to Market with New Business Models Drives Competitive Advantage
Health plans must add or expand new business models quickly to take advantage of opportunities, drive competitive advantage, and retain membership. All health …
Blog Post August 04, 2020
Getting Back to Care
Blog Post July 14, 2020
2020 AHIP Institute and Expo Key Takeaways
The AHIP Institute and Expo went completely virtual this year. Health plan executives from across the country participated in panel discussions, browsed virtua…