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Skyrocketing healthcare costs are outpacing inflation. While inflation rises at an average rate of 2-4% every year, healthcare costs are rising at rates of 3-5% in the same time period.  These increasing costs cut into a company’s bottom line and can
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Whether you consider it a blessing or a curse, we can certainly claim that we “live in interesting times.”  The unexpected volatilities in today’s market serve as constant motivation for employers to find new ways to trim operating costs and increase
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The volatility of today’s economy makes saving on internal expenses just as important to a company’s financial strategy as increasing revenue. In fact, by maximizing internal savings businesses could see an increase in their bottom lines without additional sales efforts.
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Medical debt collection is a huge burden for many Americans. Medical emergencies and unexpected diagnoses often result in giant bills that can easily overwhelm people who otherwise never miss a debt payment. Unpaid bills appear on credit reports, lowering credit
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Small groups can benefit from self-funding. There are four essential elements to a successful small group self-funded program. Experienced Third Party Administrator (TPA). For a small group, a TPA should have experience and staff that can handle the specific issues
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Every self-funded employer should consider how Reference-based Pricing (RBP) will affect their health plan.  In addition to reducing the medical claims payments on behalf of members, reference-based pricing can have an impact on the risk assessment and pricing of stop-loss underwriters. A well-chosen
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Looking to lower the cost of healthcare coverage for your company?

As a service-first cost containment company, 6 Degrees Health is here to help employers and employees navigate a historically opaque healthcare system to pay only what is fair.