Humana and UnitedHealth dominate the fast-growing Medicare Advantage market across the country. But Washington-based Premera Blue Cross proved that insurers can challenge the top dogs. Although...
With the baby boomer generation poised to enter retirement, it's imperative that the health insurance industry draw millennials into the workforce.
Payers marketing on health insurance exchanges should focus on helping members purchase the right coverage--not only for their healthcare needs but also for their financial circumstances. And marketplace officials and policymakers are well-positioned to help them weigh their options on both counts, according to a new report.
Boston-based Neighborhood Health Plan, best known for managing the care of low-income Medicaid patients, is accelerating a push into the crowded large-employer market.
Young adults have a particularly challenging time signing up for a plan sold on the federal health insurance exchange largely because of confusing industry jargon, according to a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
Reference pricing can reap savings for both consumers and insurers. But the practice raises questions about care quality, access and other issues. This FierceHealthPayer special report examines the benefits and limitations of reference-based pricing and takes a look at how these initiaves could evolve to gain more widespread adoption.
Health insurance is so important to employees that 1 in 3 would leave their jobs if their employers stopped fully sponsoring their health benefits, according to survey released today.
The Government Employees Health Association's efforts to address the health needs of its roughly 85,000 moderate-risk members aim to strike a balance between frequent interventions for high-risk members and the casual care reminders that low-risk members get.
As the health insurance market continues its shift to consumer-driven health plans, payers gain an edge by implementing technology that improves consumer engagement as well as the management and delivery of benefits.
Later this week I head to Nashville for the annual America's Health Insurance Plans AHIP Institute conference. In the midst of relentlessly checking the weather--I've been told the...