Get Ahead Of the CDHP Tsunami

December 2005
Special Edition

Pathologists: Will CDHP-insured Patients Pay You?
Helping Labs Get Ahead Of the CDHP Tsunami

Timely insights to help craft effective strategies to benefit from healthcare’s emerging big trend

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Newsmaker Interview: Paul Mango
Consumer-Directed Health Plans To Be Healthcare’s Next Wave

New plans give consumers financial incentives to become savvy buyers of their healthcare

Consumer-Directed Health Plans To Be Healthcare’s Next Wave topics include:

  • Changing Consumer Behavior
  • Managed Care Problems of the 1990s
  • Economic Basis of CDHPs
  • Explaining HSAs, HRAs, FSAs
  • Changes Soon to Confront Hospitals
  • Hospitals Face Effective Competitors
  • CDHPs Change Hospital Bad Debt
  • Why CDHPs Are a Threat to Payers
  • “Balance After Insurance”Problem
  • Financial Firms to Pursue HSAs
  • Four”Must Do’s” to Win with CDHPs
  • Changes in Labs’ Revenue Cycle
  • EPTs-Episode Treatment Groups