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I Hate Surprises!

On December 22, 2020
The "No Surprises Act" is a proposed law that relates to "surprise" balance health insurance bills. Click to learn all about what it is and what it isn't.

COVID-19 Testing & Cost-Containment

On April 1, 2020
The CARES Act gives power to health care providers to set the rates health plans must pay for COVID-19 testing. Learn how plans should respond.

Case to Watch – Advanced Gynecology and Laparoscopy of North Jersey, P.C. et al v. CIGNA

On January 20, 2020
Providers are challenging the validity of CIGNA’s reference-based pricing, which guides the payments of many self-funded plans around NJ. Read More.

RBP: Why Litigate?

On November 22, 2019
Litigation is becoming a popular way of enforcing Reference-based pricing when a provider makes unreasonable demands and refuses to settle. Learn More.

Lots of Moving Parts

On September 11, 2019
As self-funders know, there are multiple considerations involved in most decisions. Even negotiating a pre-payment bill can involve many questions.

RBP: Sticking It To The Man

On March 18, 2019
Employers primarily choose to utilize reference-based pricing programs to cut costs. Learn more about the real benefits of these methodologies.

To RBP, or Not to RBP: That is (one) of the Question(s)

On February 25, 2019
It’s assumed health insurance is included in an employment package. What was once a benefit is now an entitlement. Learn if RBP is for your business.

Hey, Watch Your Language!

On February 13, 2019
Learn more about why using clear and accurate language is important in reference-based pricing plans.

Stop-Loss: The Forgotten Player in the Reference Based Pricing Game

On December 20, 2018
Learn why you need to put stop-loss high up on the laundry list of considerations when choosing to adopt referenced-based-pricing.

You Down with RBP? (You May Already Be!)

On November 28, 2018
Reference-based pricing is one of the most mysterious self-funding structures out there. Learn if your plan falls under RBP, today!

A Contract By Any Other Name

On September 19, 2018
Are you using reference-based pricing? If you answered yes, make sure you're doing it right. Click here to contact Phia Group's Consulting team & learn more!

North Cypress Medical Center: What Does it Mean for RBP?

On May 2, 2018
Reference-based pricing has a lot of hurdles for businesses and legality. Read here about the recent court case regarding patient pricing.

The Reference Based Pricing Stew

On January 17, 2018
Reference-based pricing tends to be something you will love or hate. It is put together like a stew by compiling a ton of different ideas which can result in good stew or a very bland one. It can become very complex due to the industry and other factors. Read more about RBP with The Phia Group

Reference Based Pricing Bloopers & Blunders

On August 28, 2017
Find out what to focus on and what to avoid when setting up your company's health plan reference based pricing. Learn more today.

Reference-based Pricing: Decisions, Decisions…

On July 26, 2017
Sort through the RBP pricing confusion and ask these questions to make the best decision for your company. Learn more.