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Can waste in healthcare be eliminated without being disruptive, while also engaging physicians and creating transparency? We’re pleased to welcome Frank Roby to the program today, to answer this question. He is the CEO of RevelationMD and has a background in employ benefits, mainly in healthcare industry.

Working in larger-case, self-funded arenas, RevelationMD aims to eliminate waste and improve quality in today’s healthcare system through the power of their physician-centered data bridge.  In this episode Frank Roby explains how his platform not only brings all the stakeholders together, but also factors in an important, mostly forgotten part in the cost equation – the physician.

In order to successfully achieve that, RevelationMD provides a flow of information that better enables the physicians to offer proper care for the company’s employees. This system also benefits physicians through the employer or the insurance company’s willingness to share the savings that physicians can achieve by better outcomes and by helping to find better pricing options through their transparency.

What You’ll Learn From This Episode:

  • The history of the shift in employee benefits of healthcare industry.
  • The reasons why RevelationMD works in larger, self-funded arenas, and how this information can help mid and smaller market folks.
  • How physicians benefit from RevelationMD’s approach.
  • How RevelationMD’s efforts affect transparency of pricing to the ensured individuals.
  • Possible trajectory of where the industry is headed and how RevelationMD fits into this.

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This week, we welcome Joe Fernandez, from The Benefits Expert (TBX), to the show. Joe explains how TBX created an animated and engaging front end to the traditional online enrollment system. TBX uses media content, decision support, and interactive experience for employees to learn about benefits. It also points out the opportunities to fill the gaps in employees’ core plan with voluntary benefits that sell themselves.

Listen in to learn how TBX recreated enrollment software that engages, educates, and enhances the selling process and which can be provided and customized at no up-front cost. Joe will explain the reasons why his system is a great differentiator for brokers and how his new approach helps to market employee benefits more effectively. Don’t miss this episode!

What You’ll Learn From This Episode:

  • How The Benefits Expert not only enrolls – it helps brokers sell.
  • TBX’s innovative methods of employee engagement, education, and enrollment.
  • TBX’s new simplified way of bundling benefits that increases the take-up rates dramatically.
  • Why these benefit bundles work better than allowing the employees to pick their options.
  • How and why TBX is able to offer their technology at no up-front cost to brokers.

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On today’s episode, we are speaking with Rick Bailey and Amanda Hohenberry of Inrollit. Inrollit is a modern health insurance company that was built on the foundation of a much older model. Rick was asked by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to be a part of his exchange advisory committee.

What Rick discovered caused him to shift the shape of his entire business. We’ll hear from the folks at Inrollit on how they are breaking down the barriers to customer understanding with their new platform. Don’t miss it!

What You’ll Learn From This Episode:

  • Why it’s so easy, as benefit advisers, to forget what it’s like to be the individual consumer.
  • How the internet is the most powerful free marketing tool at your disposal.
  • Why it’s ultimately about creating an environment that is comfortable for the end user and the broker.
  • How they have broken down the new laws for everyday people to understand.
  • Who the market is for the private exchange and where they see it going in the future.

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On today’s episode, we are welcoming Alan Katz of SeeChange Health  to the show. Alan his colleagues at SeeChange Health have been finding great success with a different model and mindset than many of our listeners may be used to
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SeeChange Health was founded in 2008, and since then, they have cultivated and refined a model called “Value-Based Benefit Design”. Today, we are going to be talking about the evolution of the company, and the future of this exciting construct. Don’t miss it!

What You’ll Learn From This Episode:

  • How and Why SeeChange Health was founded.
  • How they provide financial rewards to people who take actions to improve their health.
  • Why traditional health insurance isn’t really health insurance at all; it’s sick insurance.
  • What plans they have for expansion into different states.
  • How Alan sees incentive-based platforms fitting into the landscape moving forward.

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