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“More employers are seeing the value of adding a little bit of inconvenience to their health plans these days.”
As HCCI, with thoughtful attention to so many efficiency design elements, gains traction and attention, its performance will resonate throughout the developed world as a harbinger of global medical care.
Depending on your goals, more targeted risk management may be far more cost effective than a worksite clinic.
Consider Congress’ prohibition against Medicare negotiating drug prices. It’s hard to imagine a better deal than the purchaser allowing the manufacturer to set any price, with the guarantee that the bill will be paid.
“The pervasiveness of inappropriate care is our medical system’s biggest ethical stain. We violate that fundamental medical aphorism ‘First do no harm!’” – William Bestermann, MD
If, on rigorous analysis, a clinic does not return more than it costs and/or can’t demonstrate enhanced health outcomes, what’s the point?