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RiskPro-Health

Our Integrated Suite of Products and Services Serve All of Your Most Complicated Health and Disability Insurance Risk Issues.

We provide focused technology and professional services for your most serious chronic and legacy health and disability insurance claims. Our products and services are designed to support alternatives to traditional health insurance including Self-insurance, Corporate and Organizational Health Insurance Exchanges, High Deductible Health Plans (HDHPs), Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs), and Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs).

The value of our products and services include:

  1. Lowering the Total Cost of Risk by focusing on legacy and chronic claim management, including Bill Review and Reduction, Lien Verification and Negotiation, Medical Cost Projections, Medicare Set Asides, Structured Settlements, Life Care Plans, and related products and services.
  2. Limiting liability during adverse event discovery (litigation management).
  3. Mitigating future risks of adverse events (loss prevention).
  4. Providing actionable risk information for practice teams (claim investigation, education and training), and
  5. Providing risk management educational resources for the primary organization to limit the Total Cost of Risk.

Our Health and Disability Insurance Products for the Self-Insurance Industry.

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Medical Costs Steady for Casualty and Health Programs

The forecast for medical costs have stabilized for employers, however it is still more than double the Consumer Price Index says the PwC Health Research Institute in their June report.  With all of the recent employer “wellness” efforts, employee medical costs continue to grow. So, why are costs still increasing?

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CMS Proposes Systems Changes For Security and Cost Reduction

Recently, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed changes to their systems to provide better access to hospital price information and patient security. The proposed rule will update Medicare payment policies and rates under the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and the Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Prospective Payment System (PPS).

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Caregiver Resources for Chronic Care

There are about 43.5 million Americans who care for loved ones with a chronic illness, disability, or frailty. Family caregivers provide an average of 24 hours of care per week.  Last month, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) provided an update to their programs as part of National Caregivers Month.

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