EMPLOYERDIRECT TO SHOWCASE SURGERYPLUS AT BENEFITS DESIGN FORUM AND VENDOR FAIR IN DALLAS ON DECEMBER 3

EMPLOYERDIRECT TO SHOWCASE SURGERYPLUS AT BENEFITS DESIGN FORUM AND VENDOR FAIR IN DALLAS ON DECEMBER 3  Sponsored by the Dallas Fort Worth Business Group on Health AUSTIN, Texas – November 18, 2015 – EmployerDirect Healthcare, a leader in value-based healthcare for large employers with self-funded medical plans, announced that it will showcase its SurgeryPlus at the Dallas Fort Worth Business Group on Health’s 11th…

EmployerDirect in the Press: Becker’s ASC Review

BeckersASC.com, September 2, 2015. Under #7 in the Becker’s ASC Review article by Laura Dyrda titled 8 things to know about self-insured employers, are three key trends from EmployerDirect CEO Clint Hampton. (1) HDHPs are lowering costs for employers and creating actual consumers out of patients. (2) Patients often aren’t aware of all the real costs they will have to pay, which is increasing bad debt to…

Employers who negotiate with hospitals get ahead

BusinessInsurance.com, August 16, 2015. Business Insurance included EmployerDirect in an article about employers negotiating with healthcare providers to obtain discounts on medical service costs. Shelby Livingston wrote, “One such company, Employer Direct Healthcare, negotiates bundled rates on more than 300 different surgeries for self-insured companies with 2,000 or more employees, said Clint Hampton, the Austin, Texas-based company’s CEO.” “Mr. Hampton claims that his firm can…

Blues study shows huge price variation for hip, knee surgeries

Modern Healthcare Web site, January 22, 2015. Modern Healthcare reported The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, the parent organization of 37 independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield insurers, released a study (PDF) this week that detailed the costs of knee and hip replacement surgeries across the U.S. And the results mirror what other studies have shown: There is wild variation in the prices paid…

Navigating Federal Health Insurance Exchanges? Find an International Road Map by Joe Harkins

Corporate Wellness Magazine Web site, March 24, 2014. Finding a good doctor – or an appropriate and affordable medical procedure — isn’t always easy in today’s climate. The federal health insurance exchanges, which have reduced patient options even further, haven’t helped matters. For their part, a growing number of Americans and the employers they work for are seeking creative ways to find inexpensive and…