Value-based benefit plan design can deliver better outcomes, if we can get there
Our health care system needs to improve. But how do we finding the proper balance between quality of care and cost?
By Alan Goforth|June 07, 2021 at 11:27 AM
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Providing quality care at an affordable cost is the objective of everyone in the health care system. Achieving that elusive goal, however, is a never-ending challenge.
“We created a health care system where the average person who has health insurance often can’t afford to go to the doctor,” said Dr. Scott Conard, medical director of the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions. “The average person has $400 to spend on health care for the month, and their deductible is $1,500. They are caught and may as well not have insurance unless it’s a catastrophic illness. It’s an absolute necessity for corporations to find a way to navigate through that.
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