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AHIP Conference 2012: Day 3 Update

Malcolm Gladwell, staff writer for the New Yorker magazine and author of “What the Dog Saw,” “Outliers,” “Blink” and “The Tipping Point,” offered an overview of “Cowboys Versus Pit Crews: How to Build a Sustainable Health Care Delivery System” at our start of Day 3. Gladwell was introduced as “gifted” at interpreting new ideas in […]

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AHIP Conference 2012: Day 2 Update

AHIP CEO Karen Ignagni kicked off Day 2 by addressing the elephant in the room…no Supreme Court ruling today. The fate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and “the Mandate” within would have to wait another day. Ignagni went on to remind the conference goers that similar attempts at state-based reform in the mid-90s resulted […]

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AHIP Conference 2012: Day 1 Update

As referenced in the introduction to “America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Conference,” the decisions that will shape our nation’s health care are near. The Supreme Court Decision. The Presidential election. Implementation decisions within health plans that are shaping the delivery of care. The intent of the June 20-22 conference in Salt Lake City is to […]

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AHIP 2012 Conference Trend Watch

The 2012 AHIP national conference is almost upon us.  Our team will be at the June 20-22 event in Salt Lake City.  With all of the changes we are witnessing in the health insurance industry, this year’s conference promises to address the many needs of conference attendees.  Whether it is meeting regulatory compliance issues or preparing for health insurance exchanges, the AHIP conference […]

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Health Insurance Consumers: Let Them Eat Cake

Last week I read an article in TechCrunch called “Cake Health, The ‘Mint for Health Insurance’“.  This article is about a new start up, called Cake Health of course, and it really got my attention.  Cake Health aims to rid healthcare consumer of their headaches, and that’s quite a lofty business model considering the current state of things. […]

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Lessons from this Year’s AHIP Conference

We were at the AHIP conference last week, and as shown in our earlier posts, we learneda lot at this year’s event.  The health insurance industry is at a point of tremendous evolution, and there are a lot of factors to consider.  Here are a few of the key themes that we took away from this year’s […]

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Accountable Care Meets Analytics at AHIP

We are in San Francisco this week at the America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Conference.  This is a great event, and there are a lot of themes being evaluated by the conference attendees.  One hot topic from our blog is how to create sustainable Accountable Care models. This Thursday late morning session was standing room […]

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A Fresh Look at Utilization Management at AHIP

We are in San Francisco this week at the America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Conference.  This is a great event, and there are a lot of conversations going on among conference attendees.  One hot topic from our AHIP Trend Watch post is the pressure health insurers are under with regards to Utilization Management. Utilization Management […]

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2011 AHIP Conference Trend Watch

The 2011 AHIP national conference  is almost here.  Our team will be out in San Francisco for the June 15-17 event.  With all of the changes we are witnessing in the health insurance industry, this year’s conference promises to address the many needs of conference attendees.  Whether it is meeting regulatory compliance issues or preparing for health […]

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