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KPI Ninja’s Nextera risk measurement charade

KPI Ninja/Nextera report: every single cost comparison has an 8.5% benefit design error.


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Nextera brags about THIS? Really?
KPI Ninja’s Nextera analysis: more than enough problems.
KPI Ninja’s Nextera study: a “single blunder” introduction
Nextera did not reduce inpatient hospital admissions by 92.7%.
Nextera’s Next Era in Cherry-Picking Machine Design
The Nextera/DigitalGlobe study design made any conclusion on the downstream effect of subscription primary care impossible.
Medi-Share gives its Christian take on DPC downstream cost savings: $31 — a year.
CHANGED GRADE: The mixed bag of Milliman earns a final grade: B+
Milliman’s valuation of DPC health care services at $8 PMPM rests on faulty data.
dpcreferee’s 2017 op-ed on Union County’s failure to save with DPC proved to be almost spot on.
Milliman: A $60 PMPM DPC fee buys an employer a zero ROI.
DPC cherry-picking: the defense speaks. Part 1.
DPC cherry-picking: the defense speaks. Part 2.

HSA breaks for DPC defeat the purpose of HSA breaks
Helping those patients most dependent on DPC means defeating the DPC/HDHP/HSA “fix”.
DPC subscriptions transfer financial risk.
DPC ultimate goal: capitation without accountability?
Downstream consequences when employers fall for non-risk-adjusted data brags.
Archeologists find Jesus’s lost wallet.
Nothing huge, but a possible small win for DirectAccessMD cost reduction claims.
Two new DPC brags failed to show bona fide risk-adjusted savings; together, they make clear that DPC brags rely on cherry-picking.
Do bears sh. . .ake cherries out of trees? Selection pressure is built into DPC choices for any population with a normal deductible.
For Qliance, a plausible net savings is 6.8%
Risk adjustment, and more, badly needed for KPI Ninja’s Strada-brag
Iora’s Las Vegas experience is an inapt model for DPC, and shows no real cost reduction.
Why is subscription DPC the precise hill on which self-styled “patient-centered” providers have chosen to make a stand?
Why a policy wonk like Wyden might (and, perhaps, should) kill a DPC/HDHP fix for subscription medicine. Short version.
There never was a British Medical Journal study of Qliance.
The only bona fide university study of DPC has a message: “There’s no data.”
The marketplace reached a judgment about direct primary care pioneer, Qliance.
Giant direct primary care pioneer Qliance has turned to online begging.
Going insurance-free does not, and cannot, reduce the overhead expenses of primary care practices by 60%, or even 40%.
Direct primary care is no excuse for parsimony.
Direct Primary Care is not a magic bullet that will bring adequate health care to low income Georgia citizens. (Revised.)
DPC is uniquely able to telemed: a meme that suffered an early death.
That “DPC is working while FFS is failing financially because of COVID” meme takes a big hit; proof furnished by DPC Alliance.
DPC Alliance manifesto steps on its own foot attempting to prove that DPC saves money.
DPC + Cat is not a good substitute for full ACA Medicaid expansion
Spin doctor says DPC saves 85%. Don’t bet on it.
Spin Doctor: DPC office visits are four times as long as PPS office visits. Don’t believe it.
A single-post critique of AEG/WP’s recommendation on direct primary care.
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