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Private Exchange Coalition Appoints New Chairman and Executive Director ConnectedHealth co-founder and Leavitt Partners principal elected to oversee Coalition Chicago, Ill. and Salt Lake City, UT (March 16, 2016) — The Private Exchange Coalition (PEC), an alliance of industry-leading private exchange technology vendors formed in 2015, announces the appointment of ConnectedHealth CEO and Co-founder […]
David Smith, Analyst at Leavitt Partners, examines the implicit costs for states electing to operate within a federally facilitated exchange.
One potential ACA replacement strategy could include punting health care reform to the states. The incoming administration could accomplish this is by significantly relaxing the 1332 innovation waiver requirements.
By Dan Schuyler & Sean Mullin. In a recent announcement, CMS acknowledged the need to insure younger and healthier adults in order to contribute to a more balanced Marketplace risk pool and lower costs. CMS detailed a series of actions to step-up Marketplace outreach, especially to young adults who are still more likely than average to […]
Risk adjustment in its simplest form is a process that transfers funds from issuers with relatively lower risk enrollees to issuers with relatively higher risk enrollees to protect against adverse selection. However, the mechanics behind this process are quite complex and from its inception there was a lot of uncertainty and debate about how effective […]
CMS announced that approximately 12.7 million individuals selected a health plan through the federal and state-based marketplaces during the third year of the ACA’s open enrollment period, which ended on January 31, 2016. However, CMS’ estimate falls short of the Congressional Budget Offices (CBO) original estimates for marketplace enrollment. In fact, just prior to the […]
Andrew Croshaw and David Smith recently spoke at TriZetto’s exclusive Executive Summit. The summit provided a valuable opportunity for industry leaders to gain new insights on topics and trends impacting their business, including consumer engagement, government programs and Exchange business, technology strategies as well as evolving care and payment models.
David Smith, Analyst at Leavitt Partners, discusses the affordability standard and why it creates “The Family Penalty” for employers.
Leavitt Partners has launched LP Health Speakers, an experienced and knowledgeable selection of health care visionaries and thought leaders who are available to deliver keynote addresses, moderate and participate in panels, speak at retreats, facilitate strategic discussions and conferences, and brief senior executive teams. The firm is pleased to feature more than a dozen health care […]
Leavitt Partners has created FuturePanel™, an authoritative group of health care thought leaders who inform, refine and guide the health care intelligence shared by the firm. FuturePanel members include former senior executives from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, national leaders in health information technology, veterans of state-level health care policy, clinical experts and […]