EconoCalcPRFCA reveals an organization's fastest-rising
medical claims; most common and expensive claims, inpatient vs.
outpatient claims and cost comparisons, risk factor-specific costs,
employee vs. dependent breakdowns, and other comparative outcomes.
A mid-sized city municipality had amassed several years of retrospectice
claims data. Concerned over the city's double-digit medical care
cost increase the past three years, the city manager wanted to know
(a) whether employees or dependents were largely responsible, (b)
the top five costliest conditions and (c) what types of cost containment
interventions would be appropriate to slow the city's cost spiral.
Our EconoCalc & PRFCA was used to analyze the city's
data and generate 15 different analyses, including multi-year forecasts.
Tapping our extensive database of over 70 million employee
and dependent lives, we were able to compare the city's profile
against other cities. The report concluded with a series of recommended