Going Beyond Simple Compliance Requires Strategic Action

Since the start of 2022, Jack Towarnicky, member of aequum health, has joined benefits industry colleagues in presenting on a variety of topics as part of Humaculture’s Hidden Opportunities, Strategic Compliance Series. This five-part monthly webinar series offers guidance to plan sponsors and third-party claims administrators on how to strategically respond to the No Surprises Act … Continued

Adopting a “Pure” Reference-Based Pricing Strategy

Reference-based pricing (RBP) provides employers and employees greater control over health care costs through price transparency. The new transparency laws are expected to increase the use of RBP strategies by plan sponsors to maximize their value in managing costs value. This approach has potential to transform employees utilization of health care services, putting the economic … Continued

Leveraging Acquisition Cost Based Pharmacy Pricing

Jack Towarnicky of aequum health joined Scott McKibbin in presenting Hidden Opportunities: A “Dope” Response to Pharmacy “Transparency.” This was a third webinar in Humaculture’s Strategic Compliance Series that addresses how to strategically leverage the No Surprises Act (NSA) and Transparency in Coverage to create a competitive advantage. A recording of this webinar can be viewed here. Health … Continued

“Preserving the Harvest” by Leveraging Health Savings Accounts

Jack Towarnicky of aequum health joined Humaculture’s Steve Cyboran, Wes Rogers and Kelley Long on Thursday, February 17, to present the second installment of the Hidden Opportunities, Strategic Compliance series. They clarified why “unexpected” bills do not always mean “surprise” bills and demonstrated how Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) can be a strategic response to the No Surprises Act … Continued