Factors Affecting Medical Cost Trends: Deflators

Factors Reducing Spending Growth include:
High Performance Networks

Faced with high medical costs, employers are combing the country for doctors and hospitals that can provide high-quality care at a lower price. Savings from new "high-performance networks" can be as high as 25%.

High-performance networks deliver more
“High performance networks achieve better quality and lower cost by merging data from a variety of sources -- claims, pharmacy, and clinical -- and providing clinicians with actionable insights in real time. Patients benefit as clinicians are empowered to make informed decisions and take the right actions at the right time.”

—Kulleni Gebreyes, MD,
PwC Director