Streamlining MA supplemental benefits

Streamlining administration and reimbursement for MA plans supplemental benefits

What are supplemental benefits in Medicare Advantage? Medicare Advantage plans cover all hospital and medical services provided under original Medicare. Outside of Medicare-covered services, MA plans provide additional coverage with supplemental benefits for their enrollees' health and social needs. These benefits include vision, dental, transportation, access to meals, hearing aids, gym memberships, and more. Who…

Partnering with employees to save healthcare costs

There‚Äôs an enormous amount of waste & inefficiency in musculoskeletal benefits. The primitive benefit designs prevalent in most companies keep employees away from discovering the actual cost of care. The existing system is constantly shifting costs to employees, often without informing people of those costs in advance. This creates no incentive whatsoever for employees to…

Employer considerations before adopting a value-based MSK benefit plan

The promise of value-based care is to deliver the best outcomes at a lower cost. Providers are incentivized to keep members healthy by proactively managing the health needs of the members, delivering high quality care while reducing the use of unnecessary tests and treatment. Self-funded employers have a lot to gain from this model in higher quality,…