White papers

As thought leaders, we pursue better, healthier, more sustainable outcomes. Here you’ll find research findings and analytical insights shared by the dedicated experts at Optum.

  • Ancillary Awareness: Questions to Ask Before Buying Medical Equipment Online

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    Ancillary, Durable Medical Equipment

    January 2015
    ​With more and more vendors selling medical equipment online, payers may turn to the internet to find a bargain. But sourcing equipment online brings risks and can frequently cost more in the long run. This white paper addresses the questions you should ask before purchasing medical equipment online to ensure you are getting quality, cost-effective equipment. Click here to read more.

  • Physician Dispensing

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    Physician Dispensing

    Dialogue, Data, and Collaboration to Drive Positive Change
    December 2014 

    In 2013, Helios gathered key stakeholders in the workers’ compensation industry to discuss the impact of physician dispensing. See what’s happened one year later. Click here to read more.