Strategic Pricing & Cost Repositioning

Refocus your strategy to prosper in a new, value-based healthcare environment

Strategic Cost Strategy

The combination of expanding consumer engagement, increasing price transparency, and growing value-based care is forcing health systems to rethink their traditional pricing policies. Insurers, employers, and consumers are all intensifying pressure on reimbursement, targeting high-margin services. BDC’s history in working at the payer-provider intersection allows us to help providers implement pricing strategies that are a “smooth glide slope” from fee-for-service to value-based reimbursement.

No amount of strategic pricing, however, can insulate health systems from cost structures that are fundamentally uneconomic. For historical reasons, many health systems are over-bedded and under-resourced in ambulatory care, and their clinical assets will need to be “right-sized” to meet the needs of future consumers. BDC works with system executives, physicians, and staff to project market demand, utilization, and the need for physical assets to support programs and services. We identify opportunities for consolidation and rationalization, evaluate and prioritize opportunities, and implement needed changes.

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We identify opportunities for consolidation and rationalization, evaluate and prioritize opportunities, and implement needed changes.

Meet Our Practice Leaders

Steve Weylandt

Steve Weylandt
Managing Director

Steve has been working as a consultant for over 35 years. He focuses on developing strategies and financial plans necessary for provider organizations to successfully make the transition to the emerging population health management market.

David G. Anderson, Ph.D.

David G. Anderson, PhD
Director

Dave’s practice focuses on large community, academic and investor-owned health systems, health plans, and specialty providers — especially children’s health systems and multi-disciplinary cancer and cardiovascular centers and institutes. He has directed a variety of strategic and operational consulting engagements focused on assisting academic medical centers and regional health systems develop new business strategies and organizational relationships to prosper in the emerging population health reform market.

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