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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 […]
November 19, 2014
Mayo Clinic posts $205.3M operating surplus for Q3

Mayo Clinic posts $205.3M operating surplus for Q3

Source: Becker’s Hospital Review By: Ayla Ellison Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic Health System reported a $205.3 million operating surplus for the third quarter of this year, up from […]
October 30, 2014
Medical costs up to 20% higher at hospital-owned physician groups, study finds

Medical costs up to 20% higher at hospital-owned physician groups, study finds

Source: LA Times By: Chad Terhune Raising fresh questions about healthcare consolidation, a new study shows hospital ownership of physician groups in California led to 10% […]
October 23, 2014
Medical Bills: Even Worse Than You Thought

Medical Bills: Even Worse Than You Thought

Source: Forbes By: Richard Eisenberg Seems like every other day, there’s a story about how health care costs are absurd or confounding. You may have seen […]