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6 Traits of a Great Consulting Partner

February 19th, 2018 | by Deb Mabari

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In the world of Medicare and Medicaid, choosing a consulting partner to help streamline your health plan’s operations can be tricky. While a company or individual may be well-versed in best practices for project management or operational efficiency, they may not understand the unique requirements of the payer market – making them less than effective at addressing your needs.

With that in mind, below are six traits to look for when choosing a consulting partner to work with your health plan: Read more »


Posts Tagged: government-sponsored health plans

How the ACA Will Create a More Portable Workforce

July 8th, 2014 | by Deb Mabari

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Health insurance, pensions, retirement plans and other employer-sponsored benefits were originally created during World War II as a way for companies to be more competitive in attracting and retaining employees. Countless factors over the decades have changed the shape of company benefits, but the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is going to dramatically change the dynamic between employers and employees in the immediate future. Employees will no longer rely on employers for health insurance coverage, and what that will translate to is a more “portable” American workforce.

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Posts Tagged: government-sponsored health plans

The Millions of Dollars in Savings You’re Not Seeing – PART 2 of 2

April 4th, 2014 | by Deb Mabari

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The “cost to do business” doesn’t have to be so expensive for government-sponsored health plans. Most payers are overspending on their annual print and fulfillment budget for member communications by 10-15 percent. For plans with 250,000 members, for example, cutting a 15 percent overspend factors to saving $1.2 million a year.

There are a number of ways health plans can cut unnecessary expenses, both before hiring a print and fulfillment vendor and during the course of the relationship. The key is knowing where to look.

This blog entry, Part 2 of 2, shares what you can do while you’re working with a print and fulfillment vendor:
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Posts Tagged: government-sponsored health plans

The Millions of Dollars in Savings You’re Not Seeing – PART 1 of 2

April 1st, 2014 | by Deb Mabari

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The “cost to do business” doesn’t have to be so expensive for government-sponsored health plans. Most payers are overspending on their annual print and fulfillment budget for member communications by 10-15 percent. For plans with 250,000 members, for example, cutting a 15 percent overspend factors to saving $1.2 million a year.

There are a number of ways health plans can cut unnecessary expenses, both before hiring a print and fulfillment vendor and during the course of the relationship. The key is knowing where to look.

This blog entry, Part 1 of 2, shares what you can do before you contract a print and fulfillment vendor:

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