BuildMyBod Health featured at MAX!

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Share BuildMyBod and Dr. Jonathan Kaplan are taking part in the MAX Health Expo. MAX stands for Medical Advancement Expo. The event is being coordinated by the Northwest Specialty Hospital and their Marketing Director, Darron Rock.   What’s in store … Continue reading

Price should be part of the customer service package in healthcare

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ShareCustomer service, customer service, customer service! If you’re in the service industry this is hammered into every employee and manager. While this is obviously critical in say, a restaurant or department store, it wasn’t always the focus in healthcare. That’s … Continue reading

Price transparency and Sales Funnels for Physicians

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ShareWhat do these have in common? Keep reading and it’ll all make sense. I’ve repeatedly mentioned the importance of price transparency on this blog. And not just price transparency but using price transparency as a lead generation tool for your … Continue reading

The knowledge gap in healthcare is wider than I realized

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ShareI used to think the knowledge gap in healthcare was mostly isolated to the separation between the provider’s understanding of the patient’s condition and the lack of understanding on the patient’s part. Similar to your dependence on the mechanic fixing … Continue reading

Free market rate vs the negotiated rate

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ShareWhen it comes to paying for healthcare services, chances are you’ll be paying out of pocket. More and more consumers have high deductible health plans that require you to pay $5000 to $6000 before the insurance company starts paying. Since … Continue reading

BuildMyBod Founder speaking at MGMA 2017

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ShareDr. Jonathan Kaplan, founder/CEO of BuildMyBod Health and Pacific Heights Plastic Surgery will be giving an hour-long presentation today at the MGMA Annual Conference.   MGMA 2017: Empower According to the MGMA website, Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) is the … Continue reading

BuildMyBod Founder Speaking at FMMA Annual Meeting

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ShareDr. Jonathan Kaplan, founder/CEO of BuildMyBod Health and Pacific Heights Plastic Surgery will be giving a keynote presentation today at the Free Market Medical Association Annual Meeting.   FMMA: Join the Healthcare Revolution According to the FMMA website, “The Free … Continue reading

5 reasons to consider rolling a joint after surgery!

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ShareCrazy, I know. But regardless of your personal bent on the topic, marijuana use for medicinal purposes is now legal in 29 states plus the District of Columbia! That’s a lot of places where patients can legally be prescribed, and … Continue reading

Attention healthcare providers: You all need to think like a plastic surgeon!

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ShareI couldn’t say it better myself because I said it! Read my original article published in Medical Economics about price transparency and lead generation here.   Click here for the original blog post written by Dr. Jonathan Kaplan for Medical … Continue reading

BuildMyBod Founder Speaking at A4M Congress

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ShareDr. Jonathan Kaplan, Founder/CEO of BuildMyBod Health is speaking at the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine 2017 Spring Congress. Not surprisingly, it’s Dr. Kaplan’s distinct honor to be a part of such a large meeting on the cutting edge of … Continue reading

My new insurance doesn’t cover my old medication

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ShareThe volatile nature of health insurance can present new challenges all around. However, I want to focus on one very real issue and how to resolve it. What happens when you change health insurance plans and they don’t cover the … Continue reading

Why healthcare insurance has high deductibles

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ShareFor those of you shopping for new insurance, you probably want the most affordable plan out there. Even if you find an inexpensive plan, there’s a catch. Plans that are less expensive month-to-month have high deductibles as a trade off. … Continue reading

Let’s just see if my health insurance will cover it…wrong!

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ShareWhen it comes to getting outpatient treatment of any type – colonoscopy, sending a biopsy to the lab – consumers hope their health insurance will cover it. They think, even if my health insurance doesn’t cover it, there’s no harm … Continue reading

Five Health Insurance Hacks

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ShareA hack is a technique to solve everyday problems. What constitutes a hack to an everyday problem? Finding the shortest route work. The shortest line at the DMV. And with the uncertainty of the future of health insurance in America, … Continue reading

Cyber Monday on BuildMyBod

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ShareI know it sounds strange but are you looking for any healthcare related deals on Cyber Monday?! You’ve come to the right place. BuildMyBod Health provides for price transparency but also the ability to purchase non-surgical services online. From the … Continue reading

For the healthy in healthcare, it comes down to price

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ShareThis article in the NY Times starts off, “It is all about the price.” When it comes to healthcare, price is the ultimate pain point. I’m not saying it’s the only pain point but eventually, the consumer wants to know … Continue reading