Leadership Perspectives

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    Earlier this week the Trump administration announced it will finalize new rules for “short-term” limited duration insurance plans. According to HHS, the new regulations will allow this type of “skinny” plan to last up to a year, and consumers will be able to keep them for as long as three years.   Short-term insurance plans are not subject ...

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    Last month, the Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH) and the Health Care Transformation Task Force (HCTTF) released a report and contracting tool to help organizations effectively manage care programs that improve the health outcomes of high-need, high-cost (HNHC) patients. HNHC patients are a small percentage of individuals with complex ...

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    Last week the Trump administration announced the highly anticipated “American Patients First” blueprint to reduce drug prices . While it was encouraging to see that it targeted some of the problem areas, it may not have the teeth to make a serious impact on the market pricing practices. Employers and other purchasers who share the brunt of the costs ...

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    While most people know that May is Mental Health Awareness month, many would be surprised to learn that this is the 69 th year in which the issue has been highlighted to reach millions of people with messages of health, wellness, prevention, and recovery. There is no doubt that our country has made tremendous progress in recognizing, treating and ...

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    Yesterday the Harvard Business Review posted an editorial, “ U.S. Health Care Reform Can’t Wait for Quality Measures to Be Perfect ,” in its online edition. Co-authored by Brian Marcotte, president & CEO of the National Business Group on Health, Annette Guarisco Fildes, president & CEO of the ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC), Leah Binder, ...