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Author Archives: Brian Klepper
Brian Klepper Originally posted 10/17/14 on The Health Affairs Blog Over the past couple years, health care exchanges probably have consumed more of corporate benefits managers’ time and psychic energy than any other topic. An outstanding question is whether the rank … Continue reading
Brian Klepper Posted 9/21/14 on the NBCH Newsletter Blog In today’s New York Times, Elizabeth Rosenthal describes the growing and egregious over-treatment and overpricing practices by physicians and health systems, abetted by health plans. The excesses detailed in this article … Continue reading
Brian Klepper Published 6/09/14 in Employee Benefit News One of America’s most enduring mysteries is why the organizations that pay for most health care don’t work together to force better value from the health care industry. We pay double for health … Continue reading
Brian Klepper Posted 12/02/13 on Medscape Connect’s Care and Cost Blog The catchy title of a recent Harvard Business Review Blog post, The Big Barrier To High Value Health Care: Destructive Self-Interest, suggested that the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) is forging arrangements … Continue reading
Brian Klepper Posted 11/17/13 on Medscape Connect’s Care and Cost Blog Recently I was asked to intervene on behalf of a patient who, trapped by circumstance, was paying off an enormous bill for a lithotripsy procedure. What I uncovered wasn’t news, but … Continue reading
October 18th, 2013 Cross-Posted 10/18/13 from The Health Affairs Blog A Health Affairs report on health information interoperability by staffers of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) provides a good enough summary of the situation. But it also is not … Continue reading
Brian Klepper http://email@example.comQ5Savfkkqo@.2a59c1b3!comment=1 Posted 10/10/12 on Medscape Connect’s Care & Cost Blog When an employer sits down with his health care partners – broker, health plan, physician, hospital, drug and device firm, health IT firm – everyone but him wants health … Continue reading
Brian Klepper Published in the Columbus, GA Ledger-Enquirer on Sunday, 9/15/13 I recently was privileged to deliver a keynote at the Greater Columbus Chamber’s Healthcare Symposium. I get invited to meetings like this around the country because I lay out … Continue reading
David Harlow Posted August 13, 2013 on HealthBlawg Recently, there were a couple of breathless articles about the RUC (Relative Value Scale Update Committee) published in The Washington Post and The Washington Monthly, reporting as news the state of affairs that has prevailed … Continue reading
Loren Bonner , DOTmed News Online Editor August 15, 2013 DMN: After Steven Brill’s blockbuster article in Time Magazine came out a few months ago, it feels like everyone is interested to know the real scoop on hospital pricing and what’s … Continue reading