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July 31, 2017

Why most health plans strive to make healthcare cost more

Source: EBN BenefitNews.com By: Brian Klepper Health plan representatives are always saying that their plans are doing everything they can to control costs and deliver greater […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
December 26, 2014
Open those providers’ curtains

Open those providers’ curtains

Source: ThinkAdvisor.com By: Mike Dendy If you have been selling health benefits for years, you know all of this. If you’re new to the benefits market, you […]
December 3, 2014
Cleveland Clinic’s operating surplus increases to $123.9M in Q3

Cleveland Clinic’s operating surplus increases to $123.9M in Q3

Source: Becker’s Hospital Review By: Ayla Ellison Cleveland Clinic posted an operating surplus of $123.9 million for the third quarter of 2014, up from the $57 million operating […]
November 21, 2014
Study shows wide gap between hospital charges for public, private insurers

Study shows wide gap between hospital charges for public, private insurers

Source: Fierce Healthcare By: Ron Shinkman Facilities charge private insurers nearly double that of Medicare It’s a matter of faith that most hospitals earn the biggest […]