Summit Health's Jamie Reedy, MD, & Ashish D. Parikh, MD, Discuss How to Manage Value-Based Contracts

August 08, 2021

In this final part of a two-part video series, Briana Contreras, associate editor of Managed Healthcare Executive, spoke with Summit Health’s Chief Quality Officer Ashish D. Parikh, MD, and Chief of Population Health Jamie Reedy, MD, about value-based care programs and contracts within Summit Health and what it takes to invest and implement these programs into your healthcare organization.

The Importance of Reinsurance, Per Adam Gottesman of HM Insurance Group

July 30, 2021

In this special episode of Tuning In to the C-Suite podcast, MHE Associate Editor Briana Contreras met with HM Insurance Group Sales Director Adam Gottesman to discuss the ongoing and critical need for reinsurance in healthcare.

The U.S. Healthcare System is Broken: A National Perspective

July 27, 2021

The United States does not have a uniform health system and has no universal healthcare coverage. The health disadvantage of the U.S. relative to other high-income countries is health disparities in health services.

Compassionate Billing is Combatting Traditional Healthcare and Putting the Patient First Again, Per Florian Otto of Cedar

July 16, 2021

In this week's episode, Associate Editor, Briana Contreras spoke with Dr. Florian Otto, co-founder and CEO for Cedar, a complete healthcare financial engagement platform. Dr. Otto discussed the topic of compassionate billing and how this particular payment model is becoming triumphant over traditional healthcare payment models where patients are experiencing an increase in insurance deductibles and out-of-pocket medical expenses.

The Advantages of Medicare Advantage

July 11, 2021

Findings from industry studies show major cost savings for beneficiaries in Medicare Advantage plans. Some say the cost per enrollee for the government is higher than that for traditional Medicare.

Meet the Board: Meg Murray of the Association for Community Affiliated Plans Talks ACA, Race and Equity and More

June 30, 2021

In this week's episode of "Tuning In to the C-Suite" podcast, Managed Healthcare Executive Senior Editor, Peter Wehrwein and Associate Editor, Briana Contreras, spoke with yet another Editorial Advisory Board Member for a segment of the "Meet the Board" series. The two had the pleasure of chatting with Meg Murray, M.P.A., founding CEO of the Association for Community Affiliated Plans, about her journey in healthcare, her organization and were able to look into some of her views about the ACA, equity and racism in healthcare and the Biden Administration’s effects on healthcare.

A Deeper Look at the Direct-to-Consumer Model with Mark Poling of Zipari

June 16, 2021

Briana Contreras, associate editor of Managed Healthcare Executive, spoke with Mark Poling, chief product officer of Zipari, a health insurance tech organization, about how a direct-to-consumer model can simplify the enrollment process. He also shared the benefits the model has to health insurance systems’ operations.