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As Out-of-Pocket Health Costs Rise, Insured Adults Are Seeking Less Primary Care

Primary care has a multitude of benefits, at both the member and population level. Research shows that when people seek routine care from their primary care...

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Apple Is Taking On The Healthcare Industry

Apple is maintaining its footing in the healthcare business. Under the moniker AC Wellness, the company that revolutionized technology and perfected the...

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2020 Insurance Trends: Good Vibrations For Agile Insurers

The insurance industry is seeing big changes in 2020. Payers face two big challenges. First, they need to stay ahead of rapid changes in the healthcare...

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What Advanced Primary Care Can Do For Payers

The current state of healthcare is disjointed. The key players involved — the payers, the health systems, the providers, and other companies providing services...

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Physicians Groups Cautious About Medicare’s “Primary Care First” Payment Model

On April 22, 2019, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the new proposal of Primary Care First (PCF) reimbursement models. The program...

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Seattle Children’s: Partnership With Vera Improves Health And Cost Savings

In 2013, we partnered with Seattle Children’s to open a near-site care center that would serve their employees, delivering advanced primary care and other...

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On-Site Care Centers Cut Healthcare Costs

The numbers don’t lie. On-site care centers lead to healthy ROIs. Vera Whole Health recently completed a cost savings analysis that supports this thesis. Key...

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Vera Health Coaches and Their Approach

Last month, on our Careers blog, we shared the exciting news that our coach onboarding training is an approved program by the National Board for Health and...

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Why Providers Love Working At Vera

Providers are an integral part of the healthcare revolution at Vera. They also love working at our care centers. This is important, because they have a big...

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What Is The Transtheoretical Model Of Change?

Getting healthier and staying that way takes more than a good diet and regular exercise. In addition to the physical aspects, better habits require a whole...

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A Call To Arms: Connecticut Needs More Primary Care

According to H. Andrew Selinger M.D., in his recent opinion piece in CT Viewpoints, Connecticut is feeling the gap in primary care.

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Primary Care's Role In Care Coordination

The only real result for traditional managed care is controlled access to care.