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Here’s How It’s Still Possible to Afford Skyrocketing Healthcare Costs in the U.S.

It’s impossible to ignore the massive increases in heathcare costs in the United States. In an era where the average healthcare cost for a family of four has skyrocketed to a staggering $31,000 per year, it’s no wonder that discussions around healthcare affordability are becoming increasingly critical. With healthcare inflation now surpassing 5%, it’s…

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Insurance Companies Must Not Take Shortcuts with Medicare Advantage Record Keeping

Medicare Advantage has allegedly overcharged Medicare by $1,000 per policyholder. Melanie Musson, an insurance expert with ExpertInsuranceReviews.com, says, “Medicare Advantage insurance providers must prepare to justify their charges by keeping accurate records and documentation.” Medicare Advantage plans are increasing in popularity, but this private insurance alternative to government-run Original Medicare must be careful to be…

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Why Health Insurance Providers Must Address Access to Mental Health

A large association of health insurance providers set objectives for providers to strive for. InsuranceProviders.com’s health insurance expert, Melanie Musson, explains how insurance providers have developed new approaches to mental health and why implementing these strategies can help their bottom line.  America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) is a national association of health insurance providers…

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Are We There Yet? Advancing Driver Safety and Savings Through Data and AI

InsurTech 2.0 brings next-level promise in digital capabilities for the insurance industry, and that’s a good thing. Estimates show the InsurTech market will increase by $33.73 billion from 2020 to 2025, and the market’s growth momentum will accelerate at a CAGR of 45.28%. What are some of these technological innovations that promise to usher in…

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Tearing Down the Barrier of Prior Authorization Through Automation

If you’ve ever had to chase down a prior authorization before getting your medical procedure approved for coverage, you’re not alone. According to a recent white paper by the American Hospital Association, prior authorization has been found to be a barrier to care, restricting access to coverage for many patients. Paul Shorrosh, founder and CEO…

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How To Navigate the American Healthcare System

This week on I Don’t Care, Host Kevin Stevenson sits down with an author that has made it his mission to teach people how to navigate the healthcare system, arming patients with the proactive education needed to shop around for the best healthcare and insurance options while preventing unnecessary or overly costly treatments. After 28…

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Does the Insurance Model of the Future Exclude A Traditional Health Insurance Carrier

U.S. insurance is privatized, which presents a host of challenges. Michelle Zettergren, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of Brighton Health Plan Solutions and Nick Stefanizzi, CEO of Northwell Direct, spoke with Host Kevin Stevenson about opportunities to eliminate the standard middleman of health insurance. Direct contracting is when employers partner with organizations that provide…

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Innovations in Healthcare: A Discussion with Dr. Craig Joseph at HIMSS 2024
May 24, 2024

Innovations in healthcare were easy to spot at the recent HIMSS 2024 conference. Healthcare Rethink’s Brian Urban caught up with one of those innovators for a live discussion at HIMSS 2024. podcast, Their conversation opens a window and dialogue into the cutting-edge trends reshaping healthcare technology today. This episode features Dr. Craig Joseph, the…

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Achieving Professional Growth and Preventing Burnout: The Importance of Time Management and Support Networks in a Fast-Paced World
May 23, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, balancing professional growth with personal well-being is more crucial than ever. With the rise of remote work, digital transformation, and the constant hustle culture, finding this balance has become a significant challenge for many. A survey conducted by Deloitte suggests that a whopping 77% of professionals experience burnout at work….

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Fan-Centric Business Transformation
Prop Room
May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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Ace Gardner and Jacob Lewis discuss NIL Deals and Transfer Portals
NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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From an Idea to Billion Dollar Company: How a Doctor Lobbied DC for HSAs
November 8, 2021

As most people know, unexpected visits to the doctor can lead to high medical bills. An estimated 1 out of every 5 Americans offset these costs by using a Health Savings Account or HSA to help them save for rainy days or simply to plan ahead. However, it wasn’t long ago that this now…

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Turo is Scaling its Business Model. Can its Insurance Offerings Keep Up?
September 29, 2021

Turo, the decentralized gig-style car rental platform, has been drawing a lot of attention from investors and car-owners alike since the start of summer. Many have referred to Turo as the “Airbnb of cars”, with the platform boasting 450,000 listings across the U.S. and Canada, allowing renters to book vehicles directly from their owners….

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Are Increasing Healthcare Costs Driving Medical Tourism?
August 7, 2021

The landscape of healthcare and health insurance and payments is getting increasingly volatile. Americans have a lot to navigate and, for some, the rising prices and overall complexity are pushing them to the practice of medical tourism. Americans are flocking to other countries for care, and this medical tourism could have an oversized and…

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How to Protect Your Facility from Natural Disaster ‘Hotspots’
July 30, 2021

Natural disasters, by their very nature, are difficult to plan for. Over the past year, in addition to the weight of recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, disasters around the world have bared their teeth. Extreme flooding in Germany and China, freezes in the American Midwest, fires raging across Canada – the list is long. What’s…

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Navigate Disruptions to Care that Affect Health, Budgets and Operations
May 19, 2021

The healthcare landscape is growing more complex seemingly by the day – and that was leading the industry down a dark path toward worried patients and overwhelmed physicians when it comes to the intricate web of payments, budgeting and operations. That’s why Co-founder and President Ryan Coplon formed HealthWallet. The “health concierge” service offers a…

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How Telehealth Will Shape K12 Health Services In 2021
April 22, 2021

 Telehealth services grew out of necessity during the COVID-19 pandemic, but they’re here to stay. The rapid acceleration of telehealth also forces those in EdTech to incorporate telehealth services to students, especially those in lower-income neighborhoods. Voice of B2B, Daniel Litwin, talked with Kate Eberle Walker, CEO of PresenceLearning, a provider of live online special…

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Why Workplaces Have Learned to Celebrate Safety, not Dodge It
April 15, 2021

Greg Crumpton lives by a simple mantra: Relationships drive business. Each week on Straight Outta Crumpton, Crumpton dives into the lost art of networking and speaks with the biggest influencers in business services to learn how they build, nurture and value their professional relationships.   Technology might have been the most essential tool over the past year….

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How to Start a Transport Business
January 4, 2021

Transportation has always been an essential part of our lives. We may not require it every day, but there’s always a use for it – that’s the reason for all the new transportation businesses you see popping up around you. As the world continues to change and evolve, so does the transportation business. Instead of…

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How Tenant Protection Programs Benefit Storage Facility Owners and Tenants
October 29, 2020

It’s the whole point of a self-storage facility. Customers put their things there and can be at ease knowing nothing will happen. But, of course, there are things that can’t be prevented that take place now and then, from natural disasters to theft and accidents. That’s where a tenant protection program can be the…

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