Reference Based Pricing

A comprehensive savings strategy tailored to fit plan goals.

Competitive savings. Fewer appeals. Reduced surprise balance billing. All integrated with your current systems for minimal process disruption.

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Unmatched flexibility and experience

Zelis supports the payer’s ability to administer any iteration of Reference Based Pricing (RBP), whether for certain out-of-network claims only or as a full or partial network replacement. Zelis RBP delivers a sustainable savings strategy through unmatched flexibility with pricing, network configuration, member advocacy and support services all tailored to meet unique plan needs.

Pricing Options

Unlike other RBP approaches, Zelis provides a choice of pricing options and guidance for the best pricing strategy.

  • RBP for PPO Replacement: Zelis recommends using our proprietary Medicare Pricing Solution (MPS)
  • RBP for Out-of-Network Savings: Zelis recommends using our proprietary market-based fee schedule, Established Reimbursement Schedule (ERS)


Comprehensive support services for sustainable RBP

Clients may choose to customize their Zelis RBP strategy with a range of innovative tools and services designed to advocate for members, improve transparency, manage risk and drive savings.

  • Pre-Service Payer and Member Support
  • Claim Settlement and Inquiry Management
  • Member Advocacy and Legal Support