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Kisumu Kenya and its Medical Tourism Hub Aspirations
Dreaming to become a medical tourism hub doesn't make it feasible or advisable especially in Africa....Continue reading
How to Appeal Denied Claims from Self-funded, Employer-sponsored Health Plans
Are you at risk for denied claims from Self-funded, Employer-sponsored Health Plans? If so, read this. It's worth at least a day's pay....Continue reading
23 Predictions for American Healthcare Reform in 2019
Expect commercial payers, rather than government payers to lead adoption and innovation of value-based care models and strategies. Just don’t expect any uniformity. Original fee-for-service is disappearing quickly. Currently only 37% of reimbursement is paid under pure fee-for-service with no strings attached. This will continue to decrease below 26% in the coming...Continue reading
Why is Reference-based Pricing Gaining in Popularity?
Is your Healthcare Organization Customer Centric?
Marketing Medical Tourism on Social Media Channels
When medical tourism businesses enter the realm of social media marketing for the first time, often it is quite alarming what they do and the approach they use. Most providers, regardless of where they are located USA or Uruguay or Uganda, simply have no expertise or resources to properly and effectively manage social media...Continue reading
Medical Tourism+ Epicurean Adventures
US Insurance Plans
In the USA, there are about 500 licensed insurers and about 210,000 employers who operate self insured or self-funded health benefit plans. We haven’t yet seen very many on the list that are willing to contract with medical tourism suppliers. Maybe you’ll be the first? AARPAARP Medicare Advantage HMOAARP Medicare Advantage POSAARP Medicare Advantage...Continue reading