Currently, the patient isn’t the “customer”; so says Steve Forbes, Editor-In-Chief of Forbes Magazine. Transforming patients into customers also means empowering them to shop for lower-cost healthcare like they already do for other purchases. Sadly, that hasn’t been possible so far—you can’t Google to find the lowest-cost, high-quality provider that’s also nearby for a medical […]
Just when you thought we were done talking about health savings accounts, here we are again talking about HSAs. We’ve outlined HSAs before, but new reports indicate that they may be more of a necessity than simply an added benefit. One thing we’ve spent a lot of time discussing is the use of HSAs as […]
“Driven by the emerging private health exchange sector, health savings accounts may be poised to quadruple their growth over the next six years,” according to a report published by Consumerdriven, LLC and HSA Consulting Services, LLC. “While health savings accounts have experienced a steady growth rate over the past decade, health exchanges, especially private exchanges, […]
https://mmsanalytics.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/MMS_Single_with_Slogan_600.png00Christopherhttps://mmsanalytics.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/MMS_Single_with_Slogan_600.pngChristopher2016-06-08 20:40:092019-03-28 20:45:14Huge opportunities for HSAs in coming era of private exchanges
“Figuring out how much a medical procedure would cost put more stress on me than the actual diagnosis of cancer…” So says Michelle Bergman on the CBS Evening News. We at MyMedicalShopper empathize with Michelle’s predicament. Millions of others face the same problem of finding accurate pricing that enables informed decisions. We applaud CBS for […]
https://mmsanalytics.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/MMS_Single_with_Slogan_600.png00Christopherhttps://mmsanalytics.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/MMS_Single_with_Slogan_600.pngChristopher2016-03-02 20:31:532019-03-28 20:36:06It pays to shop for healthcare, when you have the right tool
There’s been a lot of buzz around hospital systems lately—mostly about mergers and acquisitions and consolidations. But something else has been making headlines recently in the hospital system world: quality. More specifically, the industry is questioning whether or not the number of times a procedure has been performed is an accurate indicator of quality. Currently, […]
https://mmsanalytics.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/MMS_Single_with_Slogan_600.png00Christopherhttps://mmsanalytics.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/MMS_Single_with_Slogan_600.pngChristopher2016-02-01 14:53:072019-03-27 15:00:00Could the controversial decision of three major hospitals save thousands of lives?