FOX VALLEY HEALTH CARE
TRANSFORMATION INITIATIVE

Transforming the organization delivery, and financing of the medical care systems in the Fox Valley to achieve lower costs, higher quality, and better outcomes.

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Disclaimer

The opinions expressed in this blog are primarily those of Merton D. Finkler Ph.D., retired Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Economics at Lawrence University and William McLaughlin retired Founder President and CEO of Netwerkes.com. Those opinions are based upon many years of education, scholarship, teaching and industry experience. Read their biographies at "Meet the Team" and make your own judgments about the veracity of their opinions.

 

County Data Show Alarming Trend in Health Costs for 2018-19.

The chart below displays how the burden of paying for medical care for those covered by Outagamie County, Wisconsin has grown in the past three decades. Similar patterns exist for shorter periods time. In each case the county’s share of medical care expenses for those it covers has grown more rapidly than the county’s levy and much more rapidly than median household income for the residents of Outagamie County. Furthermore, these data do not include the share of the burden (through premium or out-of-pocket payments) borne by the employees of Outagamie County. While the median household income of Outagamie County residents (Med HH Inc) increased by 82% over the 1991-2017 period, the County

 

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