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Employers: Reduce Costs, Add Value With This Online Calculator

Perhaps a useful model for hospitals planning an ACO...
"The nonprofit Center for Health Value Innovation (CHVI) has developed a new online tool to help U.S. employers faced with staggering health care costs design benefits to get more value for their money – resulting in healthier, engaged employees. Released today, the Health Value Accelerator™ is an easy-to-use online tool that allows an employer to create an actionable report founded on value-based benefit design to maximize their health care investments."


"Employer data securely entered into the online tool includes: the number of employees and covered lives; total health care costs for recent years; percentage of health costs spent on pharmaceuticals; percentage of population diagnosed with cardio-metabolic conditions (a group of risk factors such as obesity, hypertension, high cholesterol, smoking, diabetes and depression) and level of medication adherence for these conditions; percentage of employee population participating in health management activities (i.e. biometric screens, annual physicals and condition or disease management programs); and current communication sources and timing for internal and external stakeholders."

Read more from the Business Wire release.

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