Topic: High-Deductible Health Plans
To some insurance brokers and consumers, short-term insurance plans are an enticing, low-cost alternative for healthy people.
A study says diabetics are more likely to delay care if they have a high-deductible plan, and Florida's opioid suit now includes CVS and Walgreens.
High-deductible employer plans are contributing to the financial burden for low-income patients, plus more physician practice news.
Employers are hitting pause on a feature of job-based medical insurance much hated by employees: the high-deductible health plan.
Employer-sponsored insurance premiums grew 5% in 2018 for family plans, on average, and 3% for individual plans.
Unveiling early results from its annual survey, Mercer suggested that health tech programs at large employers were keeping costs under control.
The latest survey from the National Business Group on Health found large employers are doubling down on narrow network strategies.
High-deductible health plans are commonplace today, but few employers have fully replaced their benefits with such plans, according to a new report.
The JPMorgan CEO said healthcare companies were "pissed off" with the company's healthcare ambitions, "which pissed me off," he added.
Fairview Health Services is skipping the insurance middleman and going directly to employers with a new suite of workplace health and wellness programs.