Reference-Based Pricing — A “Transparent” Way of Paying Health Care Providers

By Manoj Rajwani, USI Vice President, Employee Benefits Employers and their employees continue to struggle with skyrocketing health care costs.  The job market is already competitive, and many companies are overwhelmed with  how to manage the benefit costs but still offer a quality program at the same time.  Many of those same organizations are diligent…

Cancer Care and Your Employee Health Costs

The average cost of a course of branded cancer drugs has doubled over the past decade, reaching $10,000. That’s per month, not year. The cost of cancer drugs has gotten so high that even physicians are starting to notice. The American Society of Clinical Oncology discussed the cost versus benefit of various cancer drugs at…