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Patient needs should supersede insurance demandsAlmost every eyecare practice has a person, team of people, or outside service whose sole job is to manage problems related to facilitating the relationship between patients and their insurance companies.
Top 3 strategies employers should use to decrease healthcare costsA new Willis Towers Watson survey finds that U.S. employers have three key strategies to building cost-effective healthcare programs. 
Avoiding financial disaster when collecting patient debt
Avoiding financial disaster when collecting patient debtAs deductibles rise, the ability for you to avoid financial ruin gets to be tougher if you don’t take patient balances seriously. So what to do?
Health execs: How I feel about healthcare’s futureWe asked executives how they feel about the future of healthcare. Here’s what they said.
First statewide universal coverage: Can it happen?Colorado could have the first statewide universal healthcare system in the country if proposed legislation passes in November. Will it happen? Experts weigh in.
Experts assess Trump’s 7-point healthcare planWe asked industry insiders to detail and analyze each component of Trump’s healthcare plan.
The top changes MCOs should expect in 2016As the healthcare system’s historical transformation continues in 2016, managed care organizations should brace for change.
High-deductible health plans: hidden costs
High-deductible health plans: hidden costsMost payers and employers now offer high-deductible health plans (HDHPs), but questions remain regarding whether these options will actually help plans save on healthcare costs.
High-deductible health plans: a brief historyWhile the introduction of the Health Insurance Marketplace plans in 2014 has accelerated the trend of more Americans with HDHPs, the number of such plans was already increasing before then.
Three ways high-deductible plans foster valueChristopher Kerns, MBA, managing director, Research and Insights, The Advisory Board Company, believes high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) will help foster high-value healthcare.