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Part 2: Drivers of Healthcare Spending Increases

This is the second installment in our five-part series, “The Evolution of Consumer Driven Health Plans: From Cost Shifting to True Healthcare Consumerism.” The goal of the series is to help employers and plan managers assess both the positive and negative consequences of CDHPs, and to recommend steps they can take to better equip employees to be informed healthcare consumers.

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From a healthier, more productive workforce to retention and more—Paladina Health can help employers.

How employers can benefit from a healthier workforce:

It seems to me your number one asset is your employees…if they’re healthier, if they’re happier, your company is going to work better…

– Steve Cook, MD

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Sir Luke Award Presentation

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In late November 2015, Luke Clark of Oswald®, one of the nation’s largest independent insurance and risk management firms, was awarded the Paladin by Steve Hook, VP of Business Development at Paladina Health.  The award was given in recognition of Mr. Clark’s contributions and partnership in securing a Direct Primary Care Medical Home agreement that is structured to expand to multiple employers in the Cleveland, Ohio marketplace over the next several years.

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Part 1: Healthcare Spending – The Facts

This is the first in our five-part series, “The Evolution of Consumer Driven Health Plans: From Cost Shifting to True Healthcare Consumerism.” Here we will explore the trends that have led to a dramatic rise in consumer driven health plans (CDHPs) and the impact these plans are having on employees.  The goal of the series is to help employers and plan managers assess both the positive and negative consequences of CDHPs, and to recommend steps they can take to better equip employees to be informed healthcare consumers.

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The Evolution of Consumer Driven Health Plans White Paper will prepare you for the following regarding the shift to true healthcare consumerism:

  • What types of employer-sponsored health plans exist and what employers should consider
  • The impact of consumer driven health plans (CDHPs) and high deductible health plans (HDHPs) in controlling healthcare costs
  • What models challenge the fee-for-service delivery system and why employers need to explore them

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I am looking back on the challenges and milestones in healthcare that have occurred in the last year. Here are my top highlights from 2015:

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2015 was a year of continued upheaval in the healthcare industry driven by rising costs and changing regulations. But as necessity is the mother of invention, some of the industry’s toughest challenges have led to innovations that are steering patient care in a positive direction. Below is a recap of the most important healthcare news of 2015:

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See how one organization used Paladina Health's model to improve health outcomes, reduce medical costs and make it feasible for working families to have a quality healthcare experience. Paladina Health provides clients with a direct primary care solution focused on improved access to care, and a superior patient experience. Contact us at PaladinaHealth.com/Contact

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Chronic condition costs

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Employers are spending big bucks on workplace wellness programs ― designed to improve the health and well-being of their employees, increase their productivity, reduce their risk of developing costly chronic diseases and improve management control of chronic conditions. In 2003, PepsiCo introduced two corporate wellness initiatives for their employees: one program was focused on overall lifestyle and health management, while the other was dedicated to chronic condition management.

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In 2001, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a detailed report, Crossing the Quality Chasm:  a New Health System for the 21st Century, which examines the gap between what is considered good healthcare and the level of healthcare that people actually receive. According to the report, “The U.S. healthcare delivery system does not provide consistent, high quality medical care to all people.

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