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Marketing Implications of the Essential Healthcare Benefits Package (EHB)

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By mid-2013, the debate regarding the official Essential Healthcare Benefits Package (EHB) will likely be at full volume. That’s because, by 2014, the required baseline coverage mandated by the Patient Protection and Affordability Act of 2010 (PPACA) will become effective. The definition of this product standard will focus the industry…

Accelerating Network Adoption of Bundled Pricing

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In February 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced it would consider additional health care organizations for participation in its Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) initiative.  CMS’ continued support for this initiative clearly suggests that policy makers believe bundled payments holds promise for managing costs and…