Transparency Laws and Inflation May Strain Relationship Between Providers and Insurers

The federal government has begun cracking down and fining hospital systems that fail to publicize the rates they charge for medical procedures. With inflation increasing at record levels, hospitals are protesting that the data they have provided is outdated as all their costs are skyrocketing. Insurers and plan providers may find that the valuable data …

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TALON CEO Discusses Healthcare Cost Transparency on “Down to Business” Podcast

TALON’s President and CEO, Mark Galvin, was the featured guest on a recent episode of the New Hampshire Business Review’s “Down to Business” podcast. In the interview, Mark discusses how the Transparency in Coverage Rule and No Surprises Act have forever changed the healthcare industry. Empowering consumers to shop smarter for their care by comparing …

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Compliance with Transparency Mandates Is NOT Optional for Employers

The Implications of Non-Compliance Can Be Dire The phrase “transparency fines are coming” is now a moot point, because—like it or not—transparency fines are here, and enforcement has begun. With the pivotal July 1 deadline to meet the Machine-Readable Files (MRFs) provision of the Transparency in Coverage Rule now behind us, a shocking number of …

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New TALON Case Study Reveals Significant Customer Healthcare Savings, Reduced Employee Attrition

Portsmouth, NH – TALON, an industry leader in providing innovative healthcare technology solutions, has released its latest case study, and the results reveal significant impacts for the customer in question. According to the case study, the large New England employer group was facing a consistent annual increase in healthcare spend of 15 percent. The company’s …

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TALON Welcomes Brad Dumke as Chief Customer Officer

Portsmouth, NH – TALON, an industry leader in providing groundbreaking healthcare technology solutions, has announced the addition of Brad Dumke as Chief Customer Officer. A significant asset to TALON’s continued growth and innovation, he will be responsible for ensuring that every TALON customer enjoys a seamless, superior experience with every aspect of the TALON solution …

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TALON Welcomes David Osborn as Executive VP of Sales

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TALON Welcomes David Osborn as Executive VP of Sales Portsmouth, NH May 16, 2022 – TALON, an industry leader in providing innovative healthcare technology solutions, has announced the hire of David Osborn as Executive Vice President of Sales. He is tasked with leading TALON’s go-to market strategies and sales efforts for the …

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Not Acting:  $35 Million in Annual Fines Await a Typical 500 Employee Non-Compliant Employer

The Biden Administration Will Fine Companies of All Sizes for Not Complying with the Transparency in Coverage Rules of the Affordable Care Act Health Plans, management consultants, TPA’s, and advisory brokers are being held accountable by employer groups to ensure compliance. Meanwhile, opportunistic vendors providing fractional solutions are underserving in this critical venture, leaving significant …

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Insurers’ ‘Gaming’ of Obamacare Provision Seen Boosting Premiums

Larger companies typically sponsor self-funded health plans in which the employer pays most medical bills directly and hires third-party administrators to handle claims and help design plans. Those plans aren’t subject to the ACA’s medical loss ratio rules, but they can be affected. “When you look at the administrative services-only parts of those same entities, …

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