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Today Harvard Pilgrim Health Care released its 2010 Annual Report – Making health care work better…that’s what we do. I start the report by offering up the three words that come to mind when I think about health care — complex, expensive and personal. We all have different points of…Read more →
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During the week marking the fifth anniversary of our landmark health care reform in Massachusetts I participated in WCVBTV’s Health Care Uncovered Live Summit. It was an honor to be included in the panel of leaders, and I think we made important strides towards communicating the complexity of health care…Read more →
In my last blog, I explained how insurance premiums are calculated for employers having less than 51 employees and for individuals and how state regulations affect those rates. In this blog post I will provide examples that drive a: Premium decrease of 37% Premium increase of 16% Premium increase of…Read more →
How can it be that health insurers indicate that total medical cost is rising 8 – 10% but a small employer may see premium increases as high as 20% – 30%, or more? Increasingly, we read or hear about small employers that were shocked after receiving very large health insurance…Read more →
The Institute of Medicine’s Roundtable of Evidence-Based Medicine, comprised of some of the best minds in health care policy, convened in 2006. In their efforts to identify methods to transform our nation’s health care system, even they struggled initially in defining value. Ultimately, the Roundtable defined value as getting the…Read more →
Hello. My name is Eric Schultz and I am nearing the completion of my first six months as President and CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. And boy, have they been memorable. But before I get into any of that or even talk about the future of the “Let’s Talk…Read more →
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