healthcare

The Hidden Costs of Visiting an ER

The Hidden Costs of Visiting an ER

There are 141 million visits to the emergency room each year, and nearly all of them have a charge for something called a facility fee. This is the price of walking through the door and seeking service. It does not include any care provided.

Healthcare Outlook 2018: Employers

Healthcare Outlook 2018: Employers

n a competitive labor market, employers are looking for new cost containment strategies beyond shifting more costs to employees. They are pursuing new contract arrangements with providers, offering care coordination to their employees, and considering narrow networks to help them tackle healthcare prices.