Carrum Health Is Developing a New Blueprint for Affordable Care in America

Healthcare prices are racing upward with the speed of a runaway train, leaving cost-burdened employers no option but to keep pace. In recent years, market consolidation has empowered oversized networks like Mass General Brigham, Sutter Health, and John Muir Health to monopolize regions and essentially dictate prices to employers.  “[Consolidation] is the largest driver of [...]

By |2021-04-19T12:17:05+00:00April 19th, 2021|Blog|

Care Navigation Has Become an Imperative for Payers and Employers

In the span of a few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has managed to unceremoniously toss out our assumptions about what healthcare consultations should look like. In a pre-COVID world, we believed that in-person appointments were a necessity and shrugged off telemedicine and carer navigation services as “nice-to-haves.” Now, those tables have taken a drastic turn.  [...]

By |2020-09-18T17:23:08+00:00August 18th, 2020|Blog|

The Medicare Advantage Program: A Means for Employers to Moderate the Weight of OOP Costs On Their Employees

When it comes to protecting patients from the crushing weight of healthcare expenses, employer sponsored  and individual high-deductible insurance plans offer all the protection of a dented tin roof in a hailstorm. They present the appearance of security and can potentially deflect the cost burden of some medical bills -- but in all likelihood, financially-damaging [...]

By |2020-09-18T17:13:22+00:00September 18th, 2019|Blog|