“Our statistically valid risk measurement was accurate enough to support our bragging when we say so, but not accurate enough to refute our bragging when anyone else says so. Although we used only about $10 million out of nearly $15 million dollars in claims data, rest assured that the missing millions can only reinforce our brags. Our DPC population had a 37% higher frequency of the conditions most likely to result in hospitalization, so our 92.7% reduction in hospital admissions is even better than it looks.
“Damn, we’re good.
“Benefit plans? What benefit plans? We don’t read no benefit plans! We don’t gotta show you any stinking benefit plan!”