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The American health care system is in a state of flux. From the skyrocketing cost of specialty pharmaceuticals to a recent surge in hospital consolidations, health care – as we know it – is undergoing a massive makeover, and no one knows if it will be prettier in the end. There is, however, one shining star in the bunch – the Medicare Advantage (MA) program, which is typically purchased by those 65 and older. continue reading →
The high cost of prescription medications has been a hot topic as of late. The discussion came to a head last month when a pharmaceutical company raised the price of a 62-year-old pill about 5,000 percent overnight. continue reading →
During a recent staff meeting, I told my team that health care is like a game of Whack-a-Mole®. The second you knock down one problem, the next one pops up. From rising costs to increased regulation, the health care moles are popping up more and more these days. continue reading →
It’s hard to keep up with the health care industry. Every day, there seems to be a new rule, law, or government mandate that dictates how you receive care. If you don’t work in the field, it’s tempting to tune it out. But if you’re a New Yorker, you may want to pay attention to a little known health care program with a big ol’ price tag. continue reading →
CDPHP® works hard to ensure our administrative costs are not our members’ burden, and that we spend a vast majority of your premium dollars on medical care. For the fourth year in a row, CDPHP has spent more than federal and state requirements on our members’ medical care and exceeded the standards for medical loss ratio. continue reading →