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Conversations between VCs and entrepreneurs typically occur in boardrooms or coffee shops. In the Breaking Health Podcast, you get a seat at the table. Healthcare VC Stephen Krupa, Managing Director of the Psilos Group, brings his investor insight to revealing conversations with the most disruptive CEOs in healthcare. Listen to understand how these leaders are building the companies – and fostering the cultures – that will change everything.

Navigating Healthcare Rates with Price Transparency

July 18, 2023


From sports goods salesman and stand-up comedian to co-founder and CEO of a software company, Chris Severn is helping patients by providing price transparency in healthcare through an easy-to-use platform. In this episode of Breaking Health, host Steve Krupa speaks with Severn about how he got the idea for a service that provided patients with upfront quotes, the value of such price transparency, and how to compare plans to help patients discern the best rates. Severn also shares his perspectives on new laws’ impact on the healthcare industry and the potential future of a competitive market for medical procedures.


Chris Severn

Co-Founder & CEO

Turquoise Health

Chris Severn, Co-Founder & CEO, Turquoise Health
Chris Severn leads Turquoise Health, the startup dedicated to changing how healthcare gets paid. His background spans 10+ years modeling hospital-managed care contracts at Cloudmed as a Product Manager and most recently heading machine learning projects for hospital payment integrity at Arcosta. He holds a BS in Business Administration from UC Berkeley.

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Healthegy Contributing Host Stephen Krupa is CEO of Healthedge, a software company focused on providing next-generation, business-transforming technology products to the healthcare payor market.

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