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North Texas Providers Roll Out Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing

March 16, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic evolves, public and private health care providers in North Texas are launching drive-thru COVID-19 testing centers, but the capacity for testing remains limited.

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Zero deductibles and $5 copays? How American Airlines and Plano are cutting out-of-pocket health costs

March 2, 2020

Fort Worth offers free virtual visits, too, and penalties for going to the ER without a true emergency.

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Accountable Care Organizations save patients money across East Texas

February 28, 2020

Dr. John Michael Rich and Dr. Eddy Furniss are both part of the Catalyst Health Network, but what exactly is an ACO?…

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Investing more in primary care could lower health spending — if patients would go along

February 18, 2020

In the U.S., hospitals consume over six times more health dollars than primary care.

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An antidote for rising health care prices? How D-FW docs are staying independent

February 16, 2020

With 790 primary care providers and over 1 million patients, Catalyst Health Network in Plano offers a counterweight to big hospitals.

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Catalyst and UnitedHealthcare ACO Has Saved $40 million in Three Years

February 14, 2020

Coordinated care, data sharing, and reducing out-of-network costs are all part of the collaboration.

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Texans are paying more for health insurance — and using it less

February 14, 2020

In Dallas-Fort Worth, health care prices climbed 15% from 2012 to 2016, and usage dropped by double digits.

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Value-Based Health Insurer Contracts Growing In Number, But Not Risk

August 24, 2019

While the number of value-based payment arrangements between payers and providers may be soaring, many of these relationships are structured in such a way that the incentive to improve health is not all that great.

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Catalyst and UnitedHealthcare’s ACO Saved $28 Million Over the Last Two Years

November 20, 2018

Catalyst Health Network and UnitedHealthcare’s accountable care organization knocked $28 million off of North Texas healthcare costs over the last two years for UnitedHealthcare’s 78,000 plan participants.

Awards

Finalists Announced: D CEO’s Excellence in Healthcare Awards 2018

September 27, 2018

Annual program recognizes the people, places, deals, and trends that shaped North Texas healthcare in 2018.