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April 11, 2017

Your Network Discount Analyses Are Useless

Source: LinkedIn By: Scott Mayer Throw it in the trash. Seriously. The time we spend as insurance professionals, benefits professionals, and HR professionals analyzing insurance network discount reports […]
April 10, 2017

Author shares tips to fight rising health care costs

Source: ABC News By: Felicia Patinkin As the political debate over healthcare continues to rage in Congress, one thing many Americans can agree on is that […]
February 23, 2017
Kidney Heists, Alligators in Sewers, PPO Networks as Cost Containment Tools, and Other Urban Myths.

Kidney Heists, Alligators in Sewers, PPO Networks as Cost Containment Tools, and Other Urban Myths.

The History of Healthcare Financing in America and how you’re being fooled! BY: MIKE DENDY, MBA, MHA The Myths Urban myths are false stories that keep circulating, […]
February 21, 2017

Ex hospital chief Health care swindling must end Fox News 2-21-17

  Please sign the Petition to End Predatory Healthcare Pricing https://www.change.org/p/end-predator… Everybody and his brother has a plan to repeal, replace or amend Obamacare and all […]
January 26, 2017
What do Cars and Hotel Rooms Have to do With Healthcare Benefits? Maybe a Lot!

What do Cars and Hotel Rooms Have to do With Healthcare Benefits? Maybe a Lot!

Think outside the box and cut your health insurance costs! BY: MIKE DENDY, MBA, MHA Research and Patience As an anniversary gift to my wife, I recently […]
December 3, 2016

Senator Calls for Inquiry Into ‘Surprise’ Medical Bills

Source: NYTimes.com By: Margot Sanger-Kats and Reed Abelson Saying that “surprise” medical bills for emergency room visits are unfair to patients, Senator Bill Nelson, Democrat of […]
May 26, 2016
The OPEC of Healthcare

The OPEC of Healthcare

BY: MIKE DENDY, MBA, MHA Healthcare costs for employers continue to skyrocket.  According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, family premiums are up from approximately $10,500 in 2005 […]
May 28, 2015
AMPS Featured in Wall Street Journal Article: How One Supermarket Chain Is Tackling Health-Care Costs

AMPS Featured in Wall Street Journal Article: How One Supermarket Chain Is Tackling Health-Care Costs

By: MAXWELL MURPHY Courtesy of the Wall Street Journal Link to full article The “Cadillac Tax” isn’t the only reason executives are looking to shed health-care […]
May 6, 2015
Cost Control by Audit

Cost Control by Audit

Source: InBusiness Greater Phoenix By: RaeAnne Marsh A recent article in InBusiness Magazine features AMPS cost containment services, highlighting the successful reduction in healthcare spend as […]