Tag: health plans


Employers are scaling back their dependence on high-deductible health plans

October 29, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Everything old is new again. As open enrollment gets underway for next year’s job-based health insurance coverage, some employees are seeing traditional plans offered alongside or instead of the plans with sky-high deductibles that may have been their only choice […]


Buyers of short-term health plans: Wise or shortsighted?

November 20, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Supporters of the nation’s health law condemn them. A few states, including California and New York, have banned them. Other states limit them. But to some insurance brokers and consumers, short-term insurance plans are an enticing, low-cost alternative for healthy […]

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Shift From Obamacare To Medicare Advantage Boosts Anthem Profits

April 25, 2018

Via: Forbes

Anthem is beginning to benefit financially from its decision to exit certain individual markets under the Affordable Care Act as the insurer focuses more on its growing Medicare Advantage business. Under chief executive Gail Boudreaux, the company plans to invest […]


In healthcare technology, it’s patient, patient, patient

March 4, 2016

Via: Modern Healthcare

What do consumers want when they interact with the healthcare system? The answer may partly depend on their age. At this week’s annual meeting of the Health Information and Management Systems Society, the themes of consumerism and patient engagement were […]