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Bezos, Buffett and the Future of Health Care
In January 2018, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase announced they were partnering to change the way benefits are delivered to their employees. We’re still waiting for details, but Scott and Anne Marie believe this partnership of three of the world’s leading organizations might just be able to achieve its goal of simplified, high-quality transparent health care at a reasonable cost. It wouldn’t be the first time a major employer has made a dent in health care delivery; way back in 1915, Henry Ford founded a hospital for his workforce that today is a nationally recognized health system. So what changes might this bombshell announcement hold for the US health care system? If their combined technology can produce simpler, faster and more transparent health care, then Scott says there is hope.
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Understanding Health Care Costs
The way you purchase health care is different from the way you purchase other consumer goods. Scott and Anne Marie share insights on how health care costs can differ from one facility to another in the same region. How you utilize care can greatly impact your costs.Listen Now
Innovation Symposium Wrap-up
Every few years, we host an event that highlights the latest tools and technologies in health benefits. Scott is joined by Dave Homan, director of innovation at MB, and MB President Mike Suttman as they touch on the highlights of the May 2016 Symposium. They welcome special guest Den Bishop of ACAP Health.Listen Now