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Marc Backon joins Centivo as Chief Operating Officer

Buffalo, NY, March 29, 2022 – Centivo, a new type of health plan for self-funded employers anchored around leading providers of value-based care, announced today the addition of Marc Backon as the firm’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), a new position. As COO, Marc will have responsibility for commercial efforts as well as execution and delivery…

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Survey puts an end to the ‘no-tradeoffs’ myth about employer-sponsored health plans

Alan Cohen March 16, 2022 If you are a health benefits broker, you’ve heard this argument from the human resources professionals you serve. Employees with employer-sponsored health plans, they say, refuse to consider any plan that limits their choices. That to even suggest – or ask for – plans that limit options in the hopes…

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Nearly 75% of employees will swap health insurance plan features for significant savings, Centivo survey reveals

Buffalo, NY, March 16, 2022 – A recent Centivo survey of employees with employer-sponsored health insurance demonstrated just how willing employees are to modify core plan features if these “tradeoffs” translate into better healthcare affordability. In fact, nearly three quarters (73%) of survey respondents say they would do so if they realized savings of 10-30%…

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Data as currency in healthcare – there is a right and wrong way

Barbara Wachsman March 7, 2022 I am honored and excited to be the first ‘guest blogger’ for Centivo. As a longtime advisor to the senior leadership team at Centivo, I am energized by the mission and success of the company in restoring healthcare affordability and improving the delivery of healthcare for both employers and their…

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