Historic overview of the recent transparency regulations, price variability (high and low cost) by geography and service, and challenges with transparency implementations.
Analysis on the common theme of a dysfunctional market causing many of the drivers of escalating healthcare costs in the U.S. Healthcare consumers do not have the information and incentives they need to make better value choices due to a lack in competition. This article contains many citations to data sources and opinions for reference.
Successful broker writes optimistically about the power of price transparency using key analogies.
Jason Hager is a proven healthcare industry executive with over 25 years of operational and technical leadership in the development and scaled growth of major healthcare institutions. His career includes early-stage development of insurers, holding executive roles at both Bright Health and Apostrophe. Jason has a penchant for entrepreneurial pursuits including leadership roles in four healthcare start-ups. He’s had the privilege of helping to start two insurance companies from scratch; leading them from initial concept to operational delivery at scale. As a healthcare executive, Jason’s role encompasses the management and growth of nearly every core function of a health plan and third-party administrator, including leading Operations, Network Development and Clinical Programs.
Phil Roszak is an Information Technology industry expert with over 30 years of experience in management and senior leadership. Phil’s technological understanding, skills and vision have enabled him to successfully work with fellow C-level executives in the ground-up development and implementation of technology solutions that improve efficiency, allow scalability and drive significant business value. His career spans a diverse set of industry sectors including Healthcare, Securities and Exchange, Banking and Distribution. Phil’s IT expertise includes executive level roles in IT Operations, Applications Development, Security, Strategy and Planning.
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