Reno County employees escape health insurance hike
Arizona: 116% hike in health insurance premiums
For Some Businesses, Rising Health Premiums Are Optional
How stop-loss insurance can reduce the risk involved in self-funding
State health costs skyrocket
A joint committee of Senate and House members met recently to study state employee insurance plans and how to better serve the health needs of state and education employees while also controlling health care costs to the state. http://tulsabeacon.com/state-health-costs-skyrocket/
How to Bring Down Drug Prices Post-Election
Martin Shkreli. Valeant Pharmaceuticals. Mylan. These names have become big news, but just a year ago, most Americans devoted little time and attention to the question of pharmaceutical pricing. Now, a Kaiser Health Tracking Poll released Oct. 27 suggests many people care more about the increasing prices of drugs than they do about any other aspect of health care reform. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-to-bring-down-drug-prices-post-election/
More Transparency in Health Care Prices Possible in N.Y.
Health care prices are rising dramatically in certain parts of U.S.
Data Analytics Key for Strengthening Employer-Payer Relationship
Health insurance companies, employers, and the workforce take a number of different steps to ensure that the best decisions are made in terms of health plan policies and covered benefits. For a variety of reasons, some businesses choose employer-sponsored health plans instead of relying on commercial payers. The employer-payer relationship has struggled in recent years due to increasing costs and a general lack of price transparency. http://healthpayerintelligence.com/news/data-analytics-key-for-strengthening-employer-payer-relationship
How to avoid common pitfalls when managing a self-funded health plan
By doing this, the plan sends the message to participants that remaining enrolled in the plan may not be the best financial choice. At the very least, a raise in price may cause participants to explore other options. http://www.benefitspro.com/2016/10/26/how-to-avoid-common-pitfalls-when-managing-a-self-?t=employer-paid&slreturn=1477678331&page=3