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Civil Discourse Episode 15 | Bill Hennessey, M.D.

Civil Discourse hosted by Todd Furniss

Founder and CEO of Pratter, Inc. (www.pratter.us) a medical cost savings and transparency company sold as a member benefit with PMPM pricing. My prior background includes co-owning a physician medical billing company and private practice. Our Pratter solution includes three scalable IT platforms including our Pratter Report, Money Maps and Care Search and Save engine.The Pratter Report is the only line-itemized health plan spend on the market where provider names and real prices paid are displayed. Money Maps permit members to "Tap the Map" to instantly identify low cost, in-network providers without reading a complicated health plan document. Pratter.us search and save engine has one billion claims with real prices paid per care item by provider name.Pratter is 100% independent all health insurance companies, assuring our loyalty to our clients without a financial conflict of interest.To learn more about Pratter visit: www.Pratter.us#CivilDiscourse #Conversation #Solutions #ToddFurniss #TFIP #Author #Speaker #Expert #TheSixtyPercentSolution #Ideas #Empathy #Perspective #CommonGround #Society #Business #UnitedStates #Access #Education #Competition #Consumer #Provider #Doctor #Bill #Hennessey #Billing

32mins

18 Jun 2021

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101: Will Price Transparency Rules Make a Difference? | Bill Hennessey, CEO, Pratter

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Connect with Bill: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bill-hennessey-m-d-0b1613b1/Connect with Steve: https://www.linkedin.com/in/steve-watson-cpa/*************************And if you're looking for a speaker for you next event, please check out www.stevewatsonlive.com. 

34mins

7 Jun 2021

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Bill Hennessey, MD: The Quest for Price Transparency in Healthcare

The Entrepreneur MD

Summary: In this episode we are joined by Dr Bill Hennessey MD, founder of Pratter - a medical cost savings and transparency company - to talk about the need for price transparency in healthcare and his approach towards disintermediation between patients and physicians.Subscribe to be notified of new episodesOur Guest for this EpisodeDr Bill Hennessey, MDPratterConnect with UsChristopher HugheyWebsiteLinkedInDr EWebsiteLinkedIn

32mins

27 May 2021

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27: Why Prices Matter | Bill Hennessey, CEO, Pratter

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Connect with Bill: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bill-hennessey-m-d-0b1613b1/Connect with Steve: https://www.linkedin.com/in/steve-watson-cpa/*************************Are your employees okay with another year of insurance rate increases?Visit Trendbreakers.com to find out more on how I was able to lower the cost of benefits by 1k/employee which allow us to invest those savings back into the company and the employees.

37mins

11 Sep 2020

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Pratter | Bill Hennessey | Pratterday in the Park, You’ll Think it is the 4th of July

Solving Healthcare

Podcast Show NotesA man playing guitar and singing for us all. Will you help him change the world? Can you dig it (yes, I can). We’ve been waiting such a long time for pratterday!Our podcast discussion today between Michael Andrade and Bill Hennessey, CEO of Pratter.  Bill is a licensed MD and Vice President of Musculoskeletal Billing, Inc, and CEO of Pratter.  He has a very unique background and believes his mission is to educate, entertain, and leverage his knowledge to add value to his clients.  During our podcast we discuss the problem with price variability and the dramatically higher prices we all pay as a result of hospital administration charges.  Pratter aims to educate employers and employees on how to consume healthcare through Pratter’s services that include The Pratter Report, the Money Map, and  their Search and Save Engine.During our podcast we discuss the following areas: Price variability in health and how Hospital systems grossly overcharge for common simple services.  Bill and I discuss how controlling this variability can drive 10%-20% in savings for typical self-funded plans. Bill’s unique background and what areas his company focuses to deliver value to his clients. The Pratter Report and how it can help you drive value to your plan immediately. The Money Map and how you can use it with your employees and your health plan. Putting it all together & how Pratter makes money. If you’d like to learn how this and other programs can fit into your benefit strategy please feel free to contact me: Michael Andrade (832) 236-8966.fusion-button.button-25 .fusion-button-text, .fusion-button.button-25 i {color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-25 .fusion-button-icon-divider{border-color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-25:hover .fusion-button-text, .fusion-button.button-25:hover i,.fusion-button.button-25:focus .fusion-button-text, .fusion-button.button-25:focus i,.fusion-button.button-25:active .fusion-button-text, .fusion-button.button-25:active{color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-25:hover .fusion-button-icon-divider, .fusion-button.button-25:hover .fusion-button-icon-divider, .fusion-button.button-25:active .fusion-button-icon-divider{border-color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-25:hover, .fusion-button.button-25:focus, .fusion-button.button-25:active{border-color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-25 {border-color:#ffffff;border-radius:25px;}.fusion-button.button-25{background: #002859;}.fusion-button.button-25:hover,.button-25:focus,.fusion-button.button-25:active{background: #002859;}.fusion-button.button-25 .fusion-button-text {text-transform:none;}iHeart (coming soon).fusion-button.button-26 .fusion-button-text, .fusion-button.button-26 i {color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-26 .fusion-button-icon-divider{border-color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-26:hover .fusion-button-text, .fusion-button.button-26:hover i,.fusion-button.button-26:focus .fusion-button-text, .fusion-button.button-26:focus i,.fusion-button.button-26:active .fusion-button-text, .fusion-button.button-26:active{color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-26:hover .fusion-button-icon-divider, .fusion-button.button-26:hover .fusion-button-icon-divider, .fusion-button.button-26:active .fusion-button-icon-divider{border-color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-26:hover, .fusion-button.button-26:focus, .fusion-button.button-26:active{border-color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-26 {border-color:#ffffff;border-radius:25px;}.fusion-button.button-26{background: #002859;}.fusion-button.button-26:hover,.button-26:focus,.fusion-button.button-26:active{background: #002859;}.fusion-button.button-26 .fusion-button-text {text-transform:none;}iTunes.fusion-button.button-27 .fusion-button-text, .fusion-button.button-27 i {color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-27 .fusion-button-icon-divider{border-color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-27:hover .fusion-button-text, .fusion-button.button-27:hover i,.fusion-button.button-27:focus .fusion-button-text, .fusion-button.button-27:focus i,.fusion-button.button-27:active .fusion-button-text, .fusion-button.button-27:active{color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-27:hover .fusion-button-icon-divider, .fusion-button.button-27:hover .fusion-button-icon-divider, .fusion-button.button-27:active .fusion-button-icon-divider{border-color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-27:hover, .fusion-button.button-27:focus, .fusion-button.button-27:active{border-color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-27 {border-color:#ffffff;border-radius:25px;}.fusion-button.button-27{background: #002859;}.fusion-button.button-27:hover,.button-27:focus,.fusion-button.button-27:active{background: #002859;}.fusion-button.button-27 .fusion-button-text {text-transform:none;}Google.fusion-button.button-28 .fusion-button-text, .fusion-button.button-28 i {color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-28 .fusion-button-icon-divider{border-color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-28:hover .fusion-button-text, .fusion-button.button-28:hover i,.fusion-button.button-28:focus .fusion-button-text, .fusion-button.button-28:focus i,.fusion-button.button-28:active .fusion-button-text, .fusion-button.button-28:active{color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-28:hover .fusion-button-icon-divider, .fusion-button.button-28:hover .fusion-button-icon-divider, .fusion-button.button-28:active .fusion-button-icon-divider{border-color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-28:hover, .fusion-button.button-28:focus, .fusion-button.button-28:active{border-color:#ffffff;}.fusion-button.button-28 {border-color:#ffffff;border-radius:25px;}.fusion-button.button-28{background: #002859;}.fusion-button.button-28:hover,.button-28:focus,.fusion-button.button-28:active{background: #002859;}.fusion-button.button-28 .fusion-button-text {text-transform:none;}Spotify The post Pratter | Bill Hennessey | Pratterday in the Park, You’ll Think it is the 4th of July appeared first on Solving Healthcare.

48mins

23 Jun 2020

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Episode 079: Health Care Price Transparency without an Executive Order with Dr. Bill Hennessey of Pratter

The Paradocs Podcast with Eric Larson

Real health care price transparency is a an elusive goal for many in the medical community.  Whether it is employers or individuals there is a real demand for people to want to know the prices of care before it is delivered. It might be imaging or common surgical procedures or laboratory work but ultimately, very few know how much their bills will be when they arrive a few months later. This lack of price transparency makes it difficult to be a conscientious consumer and drives people crazy. That's where my guest today comes in, Dr. Bill Hennessey. Dr. Hennessey is the CEO of Pratter which is a medical consulting company that helps self insured companies/groups find affordable care. By using millions of claims in their database with government and commercial payers they provide their clients easy to understand reports on ways to save on their employees or member's medical care. This is accomplished mainly by redirecting people to lower cost options for imaging, surgery, and laboratory testing. The main focus so far for the company has been to self insured employers and unions but Dr. Hennessey expects to launch a direct to consumer product of Pratter either later this year or early 2021. This release of prices for easily comparable services will revolutionize the health care market and disrupt the current system of multiple contracting with insurance carriers. I suspect even before the presidential executive order makes its way out of the courts it will already be moot as the market has shifted towards greater transparency from market pressure. One example mentioned by Dr. Hennessey of the craziness of pricing is for inguinal hernia repairs by payer and location. Medicare for in hospital outpatient is $2783. Medicare for free standing surgical center is $2487 Avg. Commercial payer for free standing surgical center is $2586 Avg. Commercial payer for hospital outpatient is $5869! Dr. Bill Hennessey is a PM&R physician by training and the CEO of Pratter, Inc. show notes Pratter, Inc. Pratter on LinkedIn Health Care consumer tips: This is the link to the tip page with ways consumers can protect themselves from outrageous hospital bills. The first tip is be aware before you get care. Episode 002: My discussion with Dr. Belen Amat on why she chose direct primary care. This is an example of the types of ways of saving on health care given by Dr. Hennessey. Made Simply Web Site Creations: This is the great, affordable website service that built my wife's podcast site. I cannot recommend this company more to someone looking for creating a website. Always Andy's Mom: Home of my wife, Marcy's, podcast for parents grieving or those looking to help them. YouTube for Paradocs: Here you can watch the video of my late son singing his solo on the Paradocs YouTube page. Patreon - Become a show supporter today and visit my Patreon page for extra bonus material. Every dollar raised goes towards the production and promotion of the show.

49mins

20 Feb 2020

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E21: Doctor Bill Hennessey, founder of Pratter, Inc. a corporate claims tool that shows companies how much they are spending per procedure at each facility, steps into Dr. Luke’s Waiting Room: The Healthcare Authority Podcast to discuss saving companies

Spend Less, Live Well- With Dr. Josh Luke

Doctor Bill Hennessey, founder of Pratter, Inc. a corporate claims tool that shows companies how much they are spending per procedure at each facility, steps into Dr. Luke’s Waiting Room: The Healthcare Authority Podcast to discuss saving companies and employees thousands annually on healthcare

33mins

27 Sep 2019

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Dr. Bill Hennessey - “How To Shop for Less Expensive Medical Care”

ThirtyFour-50 Radio Show

Dr. Bill Hennessey, CEO Pratter “How To Shop for Less Expensive Medical Care” You are going to LOVE this show! Dr. Hennessey stood by while President Trump signed the Executive Order for medical cost and quality transparency. Dr. Hennessey has been a leader in the quest to provide true costs of medical procedures so that you can shop for the best deal. Why should you do that? Reduce your co-pay, reduce your deductible and hold premiums from skyrocketing to name three. Listen in for the rest!www.pratter.us

26mins

25 Aug 2019

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Ep #280: And Transparency Shall Set You Free – with Bill Hennessey

The ShiftShapers Podcast

How can plan participants use transparency tools to stay in network, but still find less expensive, higher quality care? Bill Hennessey is CEO at Pratter, Inc. and says the data proves – without argument – that providing transparency tools that are easy to use will help employers and their employees bust through the price/quality walls. You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2ZZcWtD

22mins

19 Aug 2019

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PRICE TRANSPARENCY / Guest Speaker...Dr Bill Hennessey

BenefitHackers

WOW...you've got to listen to our guest speaker, Dr. Bill Hennessey, the CEO of Pratter. Medical price transparency is a BIG deal in today's high cost medical environment.  Listen to Dr. Hennessey as he explains what is happening with cost and pricing and what you can do about it.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/benefithackers/message

24mins

9 Aug 2019

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