AHIP 2012

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Reform, in some way or another, is here to stay

Broad trends and discussions pre-date the reform law and will continue post-Supreme Court ruling, according to experts at AHIP Institute 2012.

Payers, providers collaborate in triple-aim approach, P4P

Two health insurers--HealthPartners and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan--have focused their attention on collaborating with providers to improve health outcomes. One key to successful...

'Secret sauce' to payment reform is provider collaboration

To successfully reform payment methods, payers must engage in meaningful collaborations with providers that move beyond simply altering payment structures to incorporate care coordination, the right information and better incentives for providers.

Enrich customer experience with robust data analysis

Using data to better enrich the customer experience must be a decision that's treated like a business discipline, Lindsay Resnick, chief marketing officer for KBM Group, said Thursday at the AHIP Institute in Salt Lake City.

Payer CEOs outline 3 keys to high-value, low-cost healthcare

Better integrated care, improved population health and enhanced consumer engagement are the three keys to a high-value, low-cost healthcare system, three chief executives from major insurers said Thursday during the AHIP Institute 2012 in Salt Lake City.

3 keys to health exchange readiness

To successfully operate and sell plans on exchanges, payers must take steps in three core areas--strategic readiness, market readiness and operational/technical readiness, a healthcare consultant said during a session of the AHIP Exchange Conference in Salt Lake City.

Payment reform keeps payers competitive, drives quality

Payment reform likely will continue regardless of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on the constitutionality of the reform law. So if payers want to remain competitive, they will have to adjust their payment strategies going forward.

Change is the only constant in today's insurance market

If I could summarize the theme of America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Institute 2012 held next week in Salt Lake City, I could do it with one word--change. There's no doubt about it;...

Expert keynote speakers tackle healthcare's future

In the long and varied list of keynote speakers at this year's America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Institute is an impressive range of experienced perspectives. They are sure to provide...

What it means for payers to shift to a consumer-oriented market

One of the biggest changes facing the health insurance industry is the move to a business-to-consumer market, which requires payers operate within a more retail-oriented business. Given the enormity of that shift, Amercia's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) has planned multiple sessions throughout its Institute 2012 to help payers learn the most effective strategies.