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Direct Contracting Between Employers and Hospitals, In Real Life: AllBetter CEO Dishes the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Direct contracting to bypass carrier networks is all the rage. Building a custom network replacement through direct contracts is a huge opportunity for employers to lower costs, improve care coordination, steer patients through value-based benefit design, and develop a more meaningful partnership with the providers in their community. But. Eyes wide open: it’s a lot easier said than done!

This health plan hack can be well worth the effort. But it takes a savvy benefits advisor, a willing partner on the provider side, and an employer willing to optimize the plan around these contracts. Sometimes, it also takes a little LinkedIn stalking too, wink! To hear the juicy details on that, listen to AllBetter CEO Katy Talento on the Relentless Health Value podcast with host Stacey Richter.

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