Navigating Chronic Disease With Nightly Data

When health plans have access to regularly updated data, care managers can help patients with chronic diseases make educated decisions about their care. Lucent Health extracts data from providers on a nightly basis, keeping everyone informed.

Oct 20, 2020

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Attention to Patient Care Integral to Saving Money with Reference-Based Pricing Plans

Employers don’t need to choose between a plan that saves money and one that provides superior care for members. Lucent Health’s value-based pricing plans feature attentive, compassionate care management programs, helping members stay healthy and supported—while also saving employers money.

Oct 13, 2020

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Brokers Can Prove Their Value With Value-Based Pricing

Employers don’t have to choose between cost savings and a high-quality customer experience for employees. With Lucent’s value-based pricing plan, employees receive high levels of service from a care team, plus the power of real-time data to better inform decision-making.

Oct 06, 2020

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Data-Driven and Human-Focused, Latest RBP Plans Learn From Earlier Mistakes

VBP plans have learned from the mistakes of the first generations of RBP plans. A focus on high levels of service from a care team, plus the power of real-time data to better inform decision-making, helps deliver on the promise of RBP.

Mar 19, 2020

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What are some lessons learned now that reference-based pricing has become so popular with health plans?

I think it’s safe to say that reference-based pricing (RBP) – also known as value-based pricing or payment (VBP) – isn’t in the “fad” stage anymore. This strategy has graduated to here-to-stay status as it’s being implemented all across the country with large numbers of employers integrating it into...

Jan 11, 2019

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Do companies realize the substantial health plan savings promised when moving to a large carrier?

The timing of this question is near impeccable as we recently had a similar situation come up with a former (now return) client. It’s easy for the large carriers to promise a company big discounts and lower claim costs with their health plans, but not so easy for them to...

Nov 08, 2017

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Can choosing care at one facility over another really make that much of a difference savings-wise for health plans?

It can and it does. In the self-funded world, I hear people make reference to general examples quite often, but sitting in on a presentation at Cypress University delivered by one of our partner firms, Akeso Care Management, was an eye-opener. We saw a series of actual cases and the...

Oct 19, 2016

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Cost vs. Quality: How to Get Both

At Cypress, we’re constantly watching the numbers in health care and studying the trends. But it goes much further than analyzing what’s happening in the moment. We’re focused on taking action … finding solutions to the challenges often associated with rising costs that confront our employer-clients every day. Consider imaging or...

May 18, 2015

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