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01.26.2021

Health Coaching Drives Positive Health Outcomes By Putting Patients In The Driver's Seat

"Patients are the most underused resource in health care." — Dr. Warner Slack

Blog Post
01.20.2021

New Guide: How To Expand Employee Benefits While Keeping Costs Under Control

An effective benefit strategy must support the health, wellness, and morale of employees — but it also needs to do more than that. An exceptional benefit...

Blog Post
01.13.2021

4 Big Healthcare Trends To Watch In 2021

Early signals point to another year of transformation in healthcare, as the effects of COVID-19 will leave their long-term mark. Now it’s time to think about...

Blog Post
01.06.2021

3 Resources To Help Payers Gain A Competitive Edge In 2021

Changing market conditions and the long-term effects of COVID-19 mean one thing for certain: payers will need to be prepared to pivot if they want to earn a...

Blog Post
12.30.2020

Why Value-Based Care Is Needed Now More Than Ever

The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified the shortcomings of the fee-for-service model of healthcare, as this article from Bloomberg Law illustrates. This article...

Blog Post
12.23.2020

The Best of 2020: 5 Insights That Show How A Focus On Patient Outcomes Creates Value

2020 has been a turning point for the future of healthcare. As providers and payers continue to look for ways to provide the best care in the year to come,...

Blog Post
12.11.2020

How To Solve Care Fragmentation Challenges For Medicare Advantage Patients

Medicare Advantage (MA) populations face unique health challenges, and if payers want to gain a competitive advantage in this market, they need to offer a...

Blog Post
12.03.2020

Employees Matter: How Supporting Your Team Makes Advanced Primary Care Possible

True care goes beyond treating symptoms. It’s also about creating a supportive environment and a better experience for both your care teams and patients....

Blog Post
11.05.2020

Value-Based Medicare Direct Contracting: What It Is & Why It’s A Big Opportunity

Medicare is notorious for its low reimbursement levels, especially at the primary care level. In fee-for-service models, a “Level 3 Established Office Visit”...

Blog Post
10.23.2020

Making A Wise Investment In Healthcare Innovation

The time is right for payers and employers to invest in value-based primary care solutions. The right implementation of an advanced primary care model allows...

Blog Post
05.14.2020

Discussing Labor Groups, Primary Care, And The Impact of COVID-19 With Philip Fredrick

We recently sat down with Philip Fredrick, Vice President at Vera, to discuss labor groups, the challenges they face due to COVID-19, and how they can benefit...

Blog Post
04.15.2020

Why Advanced Primary Care Makes Sense For Payers

In today’s rapidly changing healthcare environment, payers look for new ways to add value for their clients and members. The value they seek comes from...