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This startup has envisioned the health insurance system of the future.
Next month, New York state will begin open enrollment for its health insurance marketplace.
Despite an unknown future for the Affordable Care Act, Oscar Health is doubling down with an innovative partnership with Cleveland Clinic and plans for expansion in three new states.
Mental Health: An Insurance Industry Perspective | Perspectives
In more than 15 hours of interviews, executives at managed care organizations covering more than 59 million lives talked about issues that are top of mind for mental health patients, including medication access and psychiatric care.
A recent study published in the journal Health Affairs found that insurance premium-based financial incentives failed to help people lose weight.
In today’s day and age, health insurance has become even more challenging to navigate.
Only in recent years have insurance companies been mandated to provide equal benefits for mental health as they do for general medical care.
Health insurers have raised challenging questions about how drugs for rare diseases are defined, regulated, and priced in the U.S. market.
Last week, Aetna announced that it is pioneering a unique initiative – the health insurance giant will be the first in its industry to help subsidize the cost of an Apple Watch for some of its members.
Plus, some new healthcare policy updates impacting insurance coverage.
The recent announcement that health insurance company Cigna agreed to buy Express Scripts, the largest pharmacy benefit manager in the United States, has sparked further discussion & debate around the increasing amount of consolidation taking place in healthcare industry.
What mega-mergers in the insurance sector mean for pharma | In The Media
Danielle Bedard, President, Managed Markets Communications, shared her thoughts in this sponsored article with STAT on what the CVS-Aetna and Cigna-Express Scripts mergers mean for the biopharma industry.
This year we have seen insurance companies and pharmacy benefit managers (eg, UnitedHealthcare and Express Scripts) implement a new program: the co-pay accumulator.
But what are some of the reasons why more and more Americans are going without health insurance – and what does that mean to the industry?
As we know, physicians are incredibly busy, and a new analysis from Health Affairs has found what one of the key contributing factors of their busyness is: physicians spend on average 15.1 hours per week gathering info that helps insurers keep tabs on quality of care.
According to the U.S.
Therapy and psychiatry costs tend to be high and many insurance plans cover only a small portion of those services.
One of the biggest practice-based trends we’re watching was born of a shift in insurer strategy.
Last month, the nation’s largest physician-owned malpractice insurer published results from a major survey focused on the attitudes, beliefs and behaviors of doctors today—and the results were sobering.
To help instantly compare your insurance plan against available therapies to help lower (potentially) the overall expense associated with your medication.
We’ve seen everything from suicides of survivors of gun violence and Olympic athletes to class action lawsuits against health insurance companies for negligence of mental health care.
When drug pricing communications go wrong | In The Media
Effective value communications in an era increasingly defined by an increased attention to price.
(Latinos currently make up 17% of the total population, and is expected to increase to almost 30% by 2050. – Pew) In a recent Forbes article, Nicole Fisher highlights 5 Reasons that Latinos Could Be The Most Powerful Transformation Of The U.S.
DPE15: You're All Underdogs | Blog
Think of an industry that’s highly regulated.
An hour with the doctor?
Why do you Choose a Doctor? | Blog
In a recent article by the executive chairman of Vitals, Mitch Rothschild wrote about what is being done to measure the quality in healthcare, but more specifically how that effects patients.
To retail behemoths, the health care realm is growing irresistible.
Cognitive Dissonance | Blog
Well, readers, it is - - amazingly - - the last month of 2018.
Lilly & Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare's CEOs shared their thoughts on value-based arrangements between pharma and payers