11% claims reduction, with no adjustment for selection bias, is pretty tame.

Paladina Health maintains a news and information page on its website. As of the start of 2020, Paladina’s most recent entry of favorable cost reduction results is entitled “Paladina Health gives Akron schools a cost-saving model” and links to this Crain’s business report of an 11% reduction in claims. There was no adjustment for selection bias.

This is less than half the more-heavily promoted 22%-26% savings claimed for Paladina’s better performing clinics.

Amazingly, a years-old interim report of 38% claims cost reductions from a Paladina clinic is still being presented in a pitch to employers by one of Paladina’s multi-state competitors.

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