Blue Promise: Consolidation in Health Care Delivery

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By Blue Promise℠: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, Blue Cross, and Blue Shield of Texas. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
New data shows health costs increase when Texas physicians consolidate into hospital systems. Why do providers enter these types of relationships and how can we help them stay independent? Dr. McCoy discusses the changing healthcare landscape and strategies to keep costs down with a panel of experts. This edition features Dr. Vivian Ho, a health economist at Rice University's Baker Institute, Lee Spangler, JD, BCBSTX Vice President of Texas Government Relations, and co-host Ross Blackstone, BCBSTX Director of Strategic Influence. You can view this discussion in video format on YouTube. Blue Promise is an online video blog and podcast that aims to address complicated health issues with candid conversations from subject matter experts. New editions are published regularly and are hosted by Dr. Dan McCoy, President of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas.

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