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Jim Gallagher joins Centivo as Chief Marketing Officer 

Buffalo, NY, October 18, 2022 – Centivo, a new type of health plan for self-funded employers anchored around pre-eminent providers of value-based care, announced today that Jim Gallagher has joined the firm as Chief Marketing Officer, a new position. In this role, Jim will assume leadership responsibility for all marketing and sales operations functions. He…

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Can you afford to pay for healthcare you can’t afford? 

Can you afford to pay for healthcare you can't afford?_Centivo Blog

October 17, 2022 With rising inflation, the cost of just about everything is going up – including how much you pay for healthcare through your company plan. One way you might have tried to manage costs during these tough financial times is to choose the lowest-premium health plan. This way, you pay the least amount…

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Note to self: 4 reasons to consider self-funding 

Drew Burns October 11, 2022 If you’re an employer offering a fully-insured health plan, you know renewal season can be full of surprises – and not usually welcome ones. With no clear claims data to justify ever-rising rates, it may seem there’s little you can do to lower your premium, even if you believe your…

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Curing the healthcare affordability crisis infecting employer-sponsored health plans

Ryan Leonard Pei September 6, 2022 Centivo’s latest eBook “How healthy is your health plan?” offers a seven-point checkup for evaluating affordability, access and quality. For those of us demoralized by the torrent of research demonstrating just how broken so many aspects of the US health system are, this checkup is a reminder that there…

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Three strong signals: Morgan Health’s investment in Centivo 

Marc Backon, Chief Operating Officer August 30, 2022 Anyone paying attention to the healthcare industry lately knows that Morgan Health, a business unit of JPMorgan Chase, has recently become a $30 million investor in Centivo. For my first Centivo blog since joining the firm in late March of 2022, I would like to reflect on…

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Transparent PBMs and Jumbo Shrimp

A Q&A between Ashok Subramanian, CEO at Centivo, and Joe Murad, CEO at WithMe Health.  WithMe Health serves as a preferred Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) partner for Centivo due to its emphasis on price transparency, no ‘spread’ pricing, and medication guidance that addresses utilization in addition to unit price.  August 24, 2022 Ashok Subramanian (AS)…

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Debunking 4 common myths blocking the path to affordable quality healthcare

August 16, 2022 America is in the midst of a healthcare affordability crisis – and not just for the uninsured. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, the average single deductible for health insurance in 2020 was $1,945, with the average family deductible nearing $4,000. Yet about half of the families in America have only $400…

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Tara Johnson joins Centivo as General Counsel

Buffalo, NY, August 3, 2022 – Centivo, a new type of health plan for self-funded employers anchored around pre-eminent providers of value-based care, announced today the addition of Tara Johnson as General Counsel, a new position. In this role, Tara will lead the company’s legal function and advise on all legal matters in support of…

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Five Reasons Virtual Primary Care is Going Viral

Wayne Jenkins, MD August 1, 2022 The pandemic gave us more reasons, and more options, to see doctors online. In fact, in 34 percent of households in 2021, telehealth was the only option for seeing a provider. And much like the necessity of remote work proved its potential to employers, telemedicine took hold as a…

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Centivo names Jim Foreman Chairman of the Board of Directors

Buffalo, NY, July 27, 2022 – Centivo, a new type of health plan for self-funded employers anchored around leading providers of value-based care, announced today that Jim Foreman will now serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors, a new position. In this capacity, Jim will lead all Centivo Board activities in close collaboration with…

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