Patents by Inventor Paul J. KETCHEL, III

Paul J. KETCHEL, III has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20200082451
    Abstract: An apparatus for pricing offers of healthcare services including an application server linked to a virtual payment system manager providing a pricing tool, a service pricing information database and a cost adjustment information database that are accessible by the application server. The pricing tool is operable to receive an indication of a healthcare service set that is respectively associated with a service detail information record included in the service pricing information database, dynamically calculating an adjusted physician fee for the primary service based on cost adjustment metrics for a geographic zone that corresponds to the specified location, and provide a recommended price for the indicated healthcare service set based on the calculated adjusted physician fee.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Applicant: MDSAVE SHARED SERVICES INC.
    Inventors: Paul J. KETCHEL, III, Ani OSBORNE, Kar MARTIROSYAN, Daniel SCHMIDT, Ryan AIPPERSPACH
  • Publication number: 20200043070
    Abstract: An apparatus for pricing offers of healthcare services includes an application server providing a pricing tool, and a service pricing information database and a cost adjustment information database that are accessible by the application server. The pricing tool is operable to receive an indication of a healthcare service set that is respectively associated with a service detail information record included in the service pricing information database, determine a base physician fee for a primary service of the indicated healthcare service set based on base pricing metrics for the primary service included in the service detail information record, receive an indication specifying a location for performing the primary service, calculate an adjusted physician fee for the primary service based on cost adjustment metrics for a geographic zone that corresponds to the specified location, and provide a recommended price for the indicated healthcare service set based on the calculated adjusted physician fee.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: MDSAVE SHARED SERVICES INC.
    Inventors: Paul J. KETCHEL, III, Ani OSBORNE, Kar MARTIROSYAN, Daniel SCHMIDT, Ryan AIPPERSPACH
  • Patent number: 10535088
    Abstract: An apparatus for pricing offers of healthcare services includes an application server providing a pricing tool, and a service pricing information database and a cost adjustment information database that are accessible by the application server. The pricing tool is operable to receive an indication of a healthcare service set that is respectively associated with a service detail information record included in the service pricing information database, determine a base physician fee for a primary service of the indicated healthcare service set based on base pricing metrics for the primary service included in the service detail information record, receive an indication specifying a location for performing the primary service, calculate an adjusted physician fee for the primary service based on cost adjustment metrics for a geographic zone that corresponds to the specified location, and provide a recommended price for the indicated healthcare service set based on the calculated adjusted physician fee.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: MDSave Shared Services Inc.
    Inventors: Paul J. Ketchel, III, Ani Osborne
  • Publication number: 20190355036
    Abstract: An apparatus for pricing offers of healthcare services includes an application server providing a pricing tool, and a service pricing information database and a cost adjustment information database that are accessible by the application server. The pricing tool is operable to receive an indication of a healthcare service set that is respectively associated with a service detail information record included in the service pricing information database, determine a base physician fee for a primary service of the indicated healthcare service set based on base pricing metrics for the primary service included in the service detail information record, receive an indication specifying a location for performing the primary service, calculate an adjusted physician fee for the primary service based on cost adjustment metrics for a geographic zone that corresponds to the specified location, and provide a recommended price for the indicated healthcare service set based on the calculated adjusted physician fee.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2019
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Applicant: MDSAVE SHARED SERVICES INC.
    Inventors: Paul J. Ketchel, III, Ani Osborne
  • Publication number: 20180260870
    Abstract: An apparatus for pricing offers of healthcare services includes an application server providing a pricing tool, and a service pricing information database and a cost adjustment information database that are accessible by the application server. The pricing tool is operable to receive an indication of a healthcare service set that is respectively associated with a service detail information record included in the service pricing information database, determine a base physician fee for a primary service of the indicated healthcare service set based on base pricing metrics for the primary service included in the service detail information record, receive an indication specifying a location for performing the primary service, calculate an adjusted physician fee for the primary service based on cost adjustment metrics for a geographic zone that corresponds to the specified location, and provide a recommended price for the indicated healthcare service set based on the calculated adjusted physician fee.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Inventors: Paul J. Ketchel, III, Ani Osborne
  • Publication number: 20160253731
    Abstract: An apparatus for facilitating purchases of services and products includes an application server providing a network service and maintaining a service offer database that comprises a plurality of information records respectively associated with a plurality of service offers. Each information record comprises an indication of a primary service, a purchase price, a payment amount for the primary service, and compensation information for the primary service. At least one of the service offers is for a bundled set that includes the primary service and one or more products. Upon being accessed by user operating a client system, the network service is operable to receive an indication of a service offer being selected for purchase by the user, receive purchase information from the user specifying a funding source, and issue a request to the funding source for funds corresponding to the purchase price of the information record associated with the service offer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2016
    Publication date: September 1, 2016
    Inventors: Paul J. KETCHEL, III, Ani OSBORNE, Kar MARTIROSYAN, Daniel SCHMIDT
  • Publication number: 20160027085
    Abstract: An apparatus for facilitating purchases of services and products includes an application server providing a network service and maintaining a service offer database that comprises a plurality of information records respectively associated with a plurality of service offers. Each information record comprises an indication of a primary service, a purchase price, a payment amount for the primary service, and compensation information for the primary service. At least one of the service offers is for a bundled set that includes the primary service and one or more products. Upon being accessed by user operating a client system, the network service is operable to receive an indication of a service offer being selected for purchase by the user, receive purchase information from the user specifying a funding source, and issue a request to the funding source for funds corresponding to the purchase price of the information record associated with the service offer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2015
    Publication date: January 28, 2016
    Inventors: Paul J. KETCHEL, III, Ani OSBORNE
  • Publication number: 20150356663
    Abstract: An apparatus for facilitating purchases of services and products includes an application server providing a network service and maintaining a service offer database that comprises a plurality of information records respectively associated with a plurality of service offers. Each information record comprises an indication of a primary service, a purchase price, a payment amount for the primary service, and compensation information for the primary service. At least one of the service offers is for a bundled set that includes the primary service and one or more products. Upon being accessed by user operating a client system, the network service is operable to receive an indication of a service offer being selected for purchase by the user, receive purchase information from the user specifying a funding source, and issue a request to the funding source for funds corresponding to the purchase price of the information record associated with the service offer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2015
    Publication date: December 10, 2015
    Inventors: Paul J. KETCHEL, III, Ani OSBORNE
  • Publication number: 20150294338
    Abstract: An apparatus for pricing offers of healthcare services includes an application server providing a pricing tool, and a service pricing information database and a cost adjustment information database that are accessible by the application server. The pricing tool is operable to receive an indication of a healthcare service set that is respectively associated with a service detail information record included in the service pricing information database, determine a base physician fee for a primary service of the indicated healthcare service set based on base pricing metrics for the primary service included in the service detail information record, receive an indication specifying a location for performing the primary service, calculate an adjusted physician fee for the primary service based on cost adjustment metrics for a geographic zone that corresponds to the specified location, and provide a recommended price for the indicated healthcare service set based on the calculated adjusted physician fee.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2015
    Publication date: October 15, 2015
    Inventors: Paul J. KETCHEL, III, Ani OSBORNE