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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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Morgan Health Announces New Investment in Centivo

Latest strategic investment designed to scale affordable, accountable care-centered benefit options in the self-funded employer market Washington, D.C., July 19, 2022 – Morgan Health, the JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) business unit focused on improving the quality, equity and affordability of employer-sponsored health care, announced a $30 million investment in Centivo, an innovative provider…

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Health Plans Designed with DEI in Mind: 4 Strategies for Offering a More Inclusive Benefit

Laurel Pickering May 12, 2022 Racial and ethnic disparities continue to defy what we expect from our healthcare system. Black and American Indian/Alaska Native people live fewer years, on average, than white people – and are dying from treatable conditions. Minority communities are at a higher risk for chronic, manageable health conditions like asthma, diabetes,…

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Medical debt reform is just one piece of a larger affordability puzzle

Ashok Subramanian April 14, 2022 By now I am sure you have seen the media coverage surrounding the White House initiative on medical debt reform, led by Vice President Kamala Harris. As with many executive branch initiatives, this program is really a call to several agencies and departments to act. One of the key departments…

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