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Monday, October 19, 2020

How to Succeed at OEP: A 5-Step Plan for Medicare Advantage Plans

Let’s start with a cautionary tale—and, yes, it has everything to do with OEP.

You’ve just purchased the Bentley of home security systems: streaming video, motion-activated lights, a web of lasers that an intruder would have to shimmy under like you see in those heist movies, the works.

The monthly fee is hefty—and switching from your old provider was annoying—but as the sales guy said: Bentleys don’t come at Honda prices.

Month one: The thing never goes off. But why would it? You live in a safe neighborhood.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

7 Ways COVID-19 Will Transform Healthcare for the Better

How’s this for an indefensible position: The 1918 Spanish flu was good for public health.

Yes, the pandemic hit a weak and weary global population just as World War I was ending, killing 50 million people worldwide. But it also changed healthcare forever—for the better.

The modern era of epidemiology was born, for example, as researchers raced to understand how infectious disease spreads person to person.