A key factor in ensuring the success of the program is that CDHCs
often come from the very communities in which they will serve upon graduation.
Most obviously, RVHI would reduce the complexity individuals must navigate when making trade-offs between medical care and competing goods and services compared to point-of-treatment decisionmaking required under CDHC
(2006) reviewed studies assessing the effects of CDHC
on cost and quality that have followed the HIE.
plans attack price-wedge distortions by offering less expensive premiums in combination with high deductibles.
The theme of the conference "It's all about-growing CDHC
Revenue" included a keynote address on Healthcare Reform by Steve Parente, PHD, an associate professor in the Department of Finance in the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota and Dave Randall, Executive Director, CDHC
Institute based in Washington, DC.
Much like a self-funded group plan that utilizes a network to reduce out-of-pocket and claims costs, consumers who elect CDHC
programs are willing to accept a certain amount of financial risk in order to save money on premiums.
Employees will focus on the HSA, the CDHC
option that gives them the greatest control and flexibility over how they use their own money.
Professor Hertzlinger coined the term Consumer Driven Health Care (CDHC
is planting itself alongside traditional insurance as a viable health plan option as it grows in popularity and takes hold of the critical mass.
A consumer-driven health care (CDHC
) plan is a high-deductible health plan combined with a spending account that receives favorable tax treatment.
We were seeing new trends within the market place, such as pay-for-performance (P4P) and consumer-directed health care (CDHC
), as factors that were going to make our traditional software-based PM system obsolete.