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Sep 26, 2017

While our national political leaders struggle mightily with health care reform, innovative leaders in the private sector, many of them in Wisconsin, have hammered out a new business model for the delivery of care. And they are saving money with the new model. They have pioneered four waves of reform:


  • Employer adoption of self-insurance to replace group insurance
  • Consumer-driven health plans that establish incentives and disincentives for smart behaviors.
  • Proactive primary care, often delivered on-site at the workplaces or near-site.
  • Value-based purchasing of treatments.


John Torinus has used his company, Serigraph Inc., as a beta site for these waves of reform. He contends that the striking results should inform the stymied attempts at reform in the nation’s capital.