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Disease Incidence

The Disease Incidence Model® predicts and benchmarks the incidence of disease in a population. Based on any age/sex distribution, its reports show:
  • • Which diseases are likely to be most prevalent and most costly for this patient population;

    • What's unusual in expected disease incidence and costs for this population; and

    • Whether costs for each disease are being driven by high-cost individual cases or high incidence.

Physician Groups, Hospitals and Other Health Care Providers can use this information to:

  • Evaluate Contracts. Examine the disease patterns and costs expected from each major contract. Strategize which contracts to keep, renegotiate or terminate;

  • Negotiate Better Contracts. Show the impact of adverse selection and negotiate contracts that fairly compensate for the patient population's disease burden;

  • Avoid Contract Disasters. Assess proposed reimbursement based on the strength of network in handling anticipated disease patterns in the group to be covered;

  • Cut Medical Costs. Prioritize and direct disease management and case management efforts for greatest impact;

  • Simplify Compliance. Comply with NCQA and employer coalition mandates for risk assessment;

    Strengthen Physician Network. Plan physician and professional staffing based on expected disease patterns;

    Compare Actual to Expected Incidence and Costs. Identify possible undertreatment/ overtreatment and inadequate reporting; eliminate cost variances based on selection to focus on genuine medical management issues.

For more information and a sample report, call Strategic Health Resources® at (818) 952-5130.




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