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Cost Containment

Not all Group Health Plans are Created Equal

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By Jamie L.C. Pience, Associate General Counsel At Roundstone, we believe in a proactive approach to cost containment and plan language. Precise language which strictly states available coverage and full compliance to the terms required for coverage, combined with an administrator committed to the protection of the plan, are essential […]

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Education & Transparency: The Keys to RBP

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By Ellen Winson, Policy Administration Specialist Employers are continually looking for ways to control medical costs. This is especially true for self-insured employers. One strategy that has emerged is the implementation of Referenced-Based Pricing (RBP). With RBP, the employer sets a maximum reimbursement tied to a particular benchmark. The amount […]

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Who Are The Cost Savings Investigators?

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The Cost Savings Investigators (CSI Team) are not a single department, but rather a collection of professionals across several of Roundstone’s departments. They use their expertise to deliver the value of transparency and control to our captive participants. The CSI Team’s areas of expertise include: DATA ANALYTICS The Data Analysts […]

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By the Numbers: Organ Transplants

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726,950 Organ transplants performed in the past 20 years Although an employee needing an organ transplant is a rare occurrence, statistics show that the number of transplants being performed each year is rising. As of August 2017, there were about 116,000 men, women and children on the national transplant waiting […]

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What Is a Healthcare Advocate?

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Let’s face it – life can get fairly hectic. Between our careers, our family lives, our social lives, and any number of other outside factors, all of us could use several more hours in our day. We rarely have time to slow down, relax, and focus on things that are […]

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Saving Costs When Fighting Cancer

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Cancer is one of the leading causes of death and disease in the United States. The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that approximately 1.7 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. in 2018. Cancer not only takes a huge toll on the health of patients and […]

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