December 23, 2020

Industry still determining what services are worth doing

Lauren Vela is quoted in Modern Healthcare about low-value care. Please thank your Cigna (and now Aetna) plans for taking a stand against low-value Vitamin D screening; however there is plenty more waste to address. The article showcases the value of all-payer-claims-databases to identify and address opportunities, and describes the grant-funded Virginia project to reduce waste (PBGH is a sub-contractor on the grant and is seeking interested employers with employees in Virginia to participate on an employer task force).