DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Florida Sheriffs Multiple Employers Trust has contracted with BridgeHealth for value-based surgery benefits. BridgeHealth is a leader in providing bundled surgical case rate benefit plans to self-funded employers. BridgeHealth enables the Sheriffs Trust’s 550 employees and family members to access top-performing surgical centers of excellence at lower, predictable costs. BridgeHealth’s employer clients save 30-50 percent on major scheduled surgeries, such as spinal fusions, hip replacements, angioplasties and coronary bypasses. BridgeHealth negotiates with the… Read More →
Today’s broker can guide his or her client to innovative solutions that help control the costliest claims. Specialized benefits can deliver an immediate, defensible savings strategy and improve care quality. Read more in this article published in Broker World.
Bundle-Priced Benefits Reduce Employer and Employee Costs, Improve Care Quality DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Gate Petroleum Company, the 17th-largest privately held firm in Florida, has contracted with BridgeHealth for value-based surgery benefits. BridgeHealth is a leader in making value-based healthcare accessible through high-quality, lower-cost, bundled surgical case rate benefit plans. BridgeHealth is providing Gate’s 1,600 eligible employees and their families access to top-performing surgical centers of excellence at lower, predictable costs. BridgeHealth’s employer clients save 20-40 percent on… Read More →
DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BridgeHealth, a leading provider of value-based healthcare services, has been recognized on the Inc. 5000 list for a third consecutive year as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies. The company ranked #1474 this year, with a three-year sales growth of 275% on total revenues of $16 million. BridgeHealth ranked #1015 on the list in 2016 and #812 in 2015. “We are thrilled to be recognized for a third year,” said Mark Stadler, BridgeHealth CEO…. Read More →
If your company is feeling pinched by healthcare costs, there’s good reason. U.S. employers spend three times more for healthcare than many wealthy countries spend for their residents. BridgeHealth CEO Mark Stadler discusses how medical travel has helped employers and unions lower their healthcare costs in this article published in Managed Care.
Two-thirds of large employers believe HDHPs are one of the most effective ways to reduce costs, which accounts for the increase in companies adopting these plans. But are they all they appear to be? BridgeHealth CEO Mark Stadler offers insight into the drawbacks of high-deductible health plans in this article published in Employee Benefit News.
Businesses are being sued for failing to meet their fiduciary duties. To avoid this, a growing number of self-insured employers are shoring up their systems by adopting innovative, bundled case rate benefits solutions. Learn what savvy businesses are doing to minimize their risk of litigation.
Costs associated with major planned procedures have not only skyrocketed but also varied greatly. Accordingly, traditional PPO costs have risen dramatically—for both plan sponsors and members. To offset these increases, it has often meant a trade-off in the quality of care. Needless to say, high-quality healthcare remains a priority for Americans. Kaiser Family Foundation analysts have reported that while the quality of care in the United States’ health system continues to improve, there are still… Read More →
The cost of surgical procedures in the United States continues to soar and seemingly sporadically rise. Stanford Health Care reported that 48 million surgical inpatient procedures were performed in the United States in 2009 , and that number continues to steadily increase seven years later. When surgical care becomes necessary, many consumers are left wondering what the true cost for them will be and how they will pay. Various explanations can be offered in the… Read More →
It’s unfortunately not uncommon for Americans to incur unexpected medical expenses and receive subsequent unplanned medical bills. Especially in emergency situations, consumers often receive treatment without knowing the true out-of-pocket cost to them. Getting clarity on healthcare costs through requesting itemized billing is something the Wall Street Journal recommends . But even then, consumers can be left confused and frustrated with hefty, unanticipated medical bills. In 2015, Consumer Reports found that 30% of privately-insured Americans… Read More →