September 2017

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BHCG to Provide Employers Enhanced Services Through Agreement With Best Doctors

Best Doctors, BHCG's informed decision-making vendor since 2012, offers a real solution for the problem of medical uncertainty for the most complex, critical and costly cases. BHCG member employers have access to an ever-growing portfolio of employer solutions at preferred rates. Effective January 1 BHCG will be able to offer its member employers a new negotiated package that enhances the pricing now available.

Best Doctors programs, offered at significantly reduced rates to BHCG member employers, include core services and optional buy-ups. The core services include:

  • InterConsultation® – expert second opinion program to determine the right diagnosis and treatment
  • FindBestDoc® – help finding a local expert physician
  • Ask the Expert – answers to specific treatment/medical questions
  • Explore my Options – member guidance for specific conditions (coaching/online)
  • Critical Care Support – onsite expert second opinion support for patients in acute care facilities
  • Medical Records eSummary – organization & digitization of all medical records, ongoing guidance

Additional services, also available at significantly reduced rates to BHCG member employers include:

  • Oncology Insights with Watson – combines expert medical review with cognitive technology to revolutionize oncology
  • Data Analytics – intervene with employees with the greatest need using population data
  • Global Benefits – includes InterConsultation, Critical Care Support & Ask the Expert in over 100 countries

Numerous employers have already implemented Oncology Insights as of August 1 and others anticipate making this service available to their employees and their families in the near future.

Additional facts and figures about Best Doctors and BHCG results:

  • Best Doctors, founded in 1989 by Harvard Medical School professors, connects employers and employees with more than 50,000 world-renowned medical experts across 450 specialties and subspecialties.
  • Best Doctors is fully integrated with the BHCG-designated UnitedHealthcare clinical team in Lisle, IL and the BHCG-dedicated Advocate4Me team in Green Bay.
  • In 2016, BHCG employees and dependents saw a diagnosis change in 40 percent of the cases and treatment recommendation changes in 80 percent of the cases.

Want to learn more about how Best Doctors can offer your employees peace of mind in trying times? Please contact Jeffrey Kluever at BHCG at 262-875-3312 x1 or at jkluever@BHGWI.org


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The Business Health Care Group leverages member employer purchasing power and knowledge to lead change. We create value through innovative shared strategies to improve health care quality and cost efficiency for employers, employees and the community. BHCG membership exceeds 140,000 covered lives in the 22-county region of eastern Wisconsin.