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Introducing ViewPoint!

Every now and then, we get a pleasant surprise.  I’d like to introduce ViewPoint, the new digital-only magazine from our friends at The Verden Group.  When Susanne sent me a note saying, “Check this out…” I spent the next 45 minutes reading it from cover to cover. ViewPoint is TVG’s effort to review the entire …

UHC Lawsuit Details

A week ago, one of our clients who retired called us out of the blue to ask if the server that they used 5-10 years ago could be booted up to extract some UHC-specific data.  I won’t get into the details of what it takes to resurrect an RS/6000 (the good ol’ days!), but I …

Verden Quarterly Report Released

The Verden Quarterly Report (Q2 2008) has been released! This is an amazing resource and the little comments about each ranking (in the blue box, off to the side of each page) are quite enlightening. And the price is right. Note that Oxford gets a most improved award, a distinct example of what I call …

“Insurance execs: Stop lining your pockets”

Medical Economics has commented on Susanne Madden’s article about Medical Cost Ratios [link removed]. Haven’t read it yet? Don’t do so just before bed, it will keep you up. Good work, Susanne!