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NextGen Health Care: How Technology Can Help Make Consumer-directed Health Care a Reality
Software technologies can provide a single point of entry for prospects and health plan providers to educate new or renewing prospects on the full value of each

care plans  Programs Healthcare , Health Care Systems . Vision The primary goal of every health benefits company is to develop, market, sell, service and retain the right health plans for the right clients at the right times - for the lifetime of each policy. An admirable goal that presents several challenges: Right always changes, especially when it comes to the individual needs and preferences of humans who are constantly inluenced by media, past experience, their peers, and even governments. The right

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