The Reimbursement Tug-of-War

The State Health Plan (SHP) is looking for ways to control healthcare cost and it has its eyes set on the reimbursement rates paid to medical providers. Why is this important? According to North Carolina’s Treasurer, Dale Folwell, the State Health Plan has an estimated unfunded liability of $35 billion leading to potential insolvency by […]

Keeping an Eye Out for the Next Silver Bullet

Every few years, a new product comes onto the medical insurance market promising to be the new silver bullet that is going to save money and improve outcomes. A few years ago, private exchanges were all the rage. We’ve seen referenced-based pricing, medical stop-loss captives, and narrow or tiered networks all touted as guaranteed money […]