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Robert Haskey, M.D., Joins Penstock Group as Chief Medical Officer

COLLINSVILLE, Conn., June 15, 2022 — Penstock Group has added Dr. Robert “Bob” Haskey, M.D., as chief medical officer of the growing payment integrity and reimbursement consulting company. Dr Haskey’s 20 years of clinical practice, as well as decades of experience in payment integrity, provider relations, provider credentialing, and more, perfectly position him to further …

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Erik Wallace breaks down benefit navigation on the Human Capital Innovations podcast

Goodroot chief commercial officer and CoeoRx president Erik Wallace recently joined host Jonathan H. Westover, PhD, on the Human Capital Innovations podcast to discuss rising healthcare costs, what that means for small businesses, what employers can do, and the importance of knowing what the incentives are for people who are making or influencing decisions. Below …

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Fierce Healthcare: The White House and credit bureaus agree: Medical debt is not really ‘debt’

Goodroot CEO Michael Waterbury wrote this article for Fierce Healthcare following major announcements from the credit bureaus and White House about medical debt.  In an important win for healthcare consumers, the three major credit reporting bureaus announced they are changing their rules around medical debt so that the majority of unpaid medical bills will no …

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Entrepreneur: Mission-Driven Companies Have an Advantage in the Great Resignation

See this article by Goodroot CEO Michael Waterbury as it originally appeared in Entrepreneur.  In a labor environment where talent can be choosy, mission-driven companies can beat the Great Resignation by following this guide.  Record-breaking “quit rates” defined the labor market in 2021, and about a quarter of the workforce is looking to change jobs …

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Goodroot welcomes Breez into its community of companies

COLLINSVILLE, CT March 30, 2022 — It was announced today that Breez Health, formerly known as Hospital Financial Assistance (HFA), is joining the Goodroot community of companies. Goodroot and affiliate businesses are dedicated to reinventing healthcare one system at a time. Breez Health partners with hospitals to make it easy for patients to access and …

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Steve Palma talks payment integrity and cost of care on Empowered Patient Radio

Steve Palma, president of medical cost solutions at Goodroot, recently joined host Karen Jagoda on Empowered Patient Radio to discuss payment integrity, hospital financial assistance programs and more. Below are some of the highlights of what Steve had to say.  Listen to the full episode on Empowered Patient Radio.  On medical debt: “I had no …

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Sal Grausso joins Goodroot as President of Pharmacy Cost Solutions

COLLINSVILLE, CT March 8, 2022 — It was announced today that Sal Grausso has joined Goodroot as president of pharmacy cost solutions. Goodroot is a community of companies dedicated to reinventing healthcare one system at a time. Grausso has spent over two decades in the pharmaceutical industry, primarily in executive roles at drug manufacturers.  “The …

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Buffalo News: New Yorkers overpay millions in health care surcharges

Jeff Snyder, the vice president of operations at Penstock Group, wrote this article for The Buffalo News explaining how he came to realize that New Yorkers were overpaying millions of dollars in health taxes every year.  The Health Care Reform Act (HCRA) is a complex set of surcharges and fees levied on most services provided …

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Female Disruptors: Laura Collier of Penstock On The Three Things You Need To Shake Up Your Industry

Read the full article as it originally appeared in Authority Magazine. As a part of our series about women who are shaking things up in their industry, I had the pleasure of interviewing Laura Collier. Laura Collier is president of Penstock Group, a healthcare payment integrity and reimbursement company that is reducing healthcare costs by finding …

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