High-deductible health plans are one route on the path to health plan cost reduction.
Slowed by health reform, medical tourism the practice of seeking lower-cost health care elsewhere is back on track.
Vermont is the first state to divulge rates for public health insurance exchanges. EBA spoke with Mark Larson, commissioner of the department of Vermont health access.
People from Maryland will have 13 insurance companies to choose from on their health insurance exchange, state officials announced this morning. The insurance options for California residents on the states exchange were also announced late last week amid reports that higher premiums may await those individuals.
Aflac Inc., the largest seller of supplemental health insurance, says President Paul Amos II will have expanded duties for Japan operations and investments as the company prepares for the eventual departure of his father, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dan Amos, 61.
Willis North America announces the creation of its own private exchange and InsureXSolutions adds ancillary benefits to its existing product list.
A 65-year-old couple exiting the workforce in 2013 is estimated to need $220,000 to cover health care costs throughout their retirement, an 8% decrease from last years $240,000.
With 15 U.S. states opting out of President Barack Obamas Medicaid expansion, hospitals that treat poor and uninsured patients are asking the government to delay $64 billion in planned funding cuts.
Recent data released by consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers looks at how employers were impacted by the health law that took effect in Massachusetts seven years ago. While its no true indicator of what will happen in the future, it could nod to some overall trends.
Three of WellPoint Inc.s 11 board members have stepped down, citing personal reasons for their decision to depart about six weeks after a new chief executive officer took over at the second-largest U.S. health insurer.
Health Management was thrown into the spotlight in December when the CBS Corp. television program 60 Minutes aired a report criticizing the companys emergency room practices. The company at the time called the report inaccurate.
People with health insurance saw increases in their medical costs slow from 2009 to 2011, signaling potential structural changes in the industry that could cut health care inflation and save the U.S. hundreds of billions of dollars, according to two studies.
StayWell Health Management and Towers Watson study takes multi-year look to understand the potential payoff of prevention and risk education.
The federal government is doing everything it can to ensure public health insurance exchanges are ready to begin enrollment on October 1. However, the head of the agency that is building the marketplace warned it will be a close call to the finish and everyone must work together to ensure that happens.
David Goldhill, CEO of the game show network takes on U.S. health care system spurred by death of his father.