Welcome to Episode 62 of Building My Legacy.
In this podcast Hooray Health founder and CEO Shane Foss talks about how the lack of transparency in healthcare hurts part-time workers without health insurance as well as the many insured employees with high-deductible plans. To meet these needs, Hooray Health has created a national network of retail clinics and urgent care providers to offer affordable basic healthcare services for everyday medical needs.
“One in five Americans is sent to collections every year for an unpaid medical bill less than $600,” Shane explains, pointing out that the real problem is access to basic everyday and urgent care. With the COVID-19 pandemic, more employers have come to realize that, if their employees can’t afford to go to the doctor when they’re feeling sick, it creates problems for everyone.
So if you want to know:
- The real issue that the Affordable Care Act – and even a single payer system – doesn’t address
- About new options for healthcare coverage for your part-time employees and why it’s something more employers are considering
- How “bundled” care can reduce employer costs by as much as 60 percent
- Why telemedicine has become one of the biggest trends in the healthcare industry
About Shane Foss
Shane Foss has been in the healthcare industry for more than 25 years, starting as a surgical technologist with the U.S. Air Force. In addition to clinical roles, he has worked in medical device sales. During his career, he saw technology grow exponentially and developed a passion for using technology to improve healthcare operations and products.
Shane started Hooray Health to help people get affordable basic and urgent health care. Using a national network of retail clinics and urgent care providers, Hooray Health plans offer affordable options for employers who see the need to cover part-time employees or fill in the gaps left by high-deductible health plans as a way of rewarding and retaining employees.
About Lois Sonstegard, PhD
Working with business leaders for more than 30 years, Lois has learned that successful leaders have a passion to leave a meaningful legacy. Leaders often ask: When does one begin to think about legacy? Is there a “best” approach? Is there a process or steps one should follow?
Lois is dedicated not only to developing leaders but to helping them build a meaningful legacy. Learn more about how Lois can help your organization with Leadership Consulting and Executive Coaching:
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