posted by Blue Health Intelligence
on October 5, 2020
Wasteful health care services that have no clinical benefit, are potentially harmful, or are delivered in an unnecessarily high-cost setting have the potential to harm patients and squander millions of precious healthcare dollars.
Blue Health Intelligence (BHI) analyzed claims data from 20.5 million commercial health plan members to understand the impact of low-value care (LVC) in today’s commercially insured populations. Using only 16 LVC measures based on recommendations from Choosing Wisely®, an initiative of the ABIM Foundation, BHI discovered: