Towers Watson has signed a web broker entity agreement with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, which supervises the health insurance exchange operated by the federal government in 36 states.
Ahead of Jan. 1, 2014, when all Americans will be required to have health insurance, insurers should be focusing on making their web presence as user-friendly and informative as possible.
Employees dont know about consumer-driven health care. Once they learn more, they say they dont want it. So whats a broker to do?
A new tool for brokers to bring cost savings to clients it involves creative plan design.
During the last three years, 44% of those questioned say that 10% or fewer of their current clients had asked about possible life insurance strategies.
Five unnamed U.S. employers will offer benefits through Mercers private exchange, the Mercer Marketplace, starting in 2014, the company announced Monday.
UnitedHealth Group Inc. says it will more than double payments to physicians tied to quality and cost efficiency within five years, in the latest sign of transformation in the American medical system.
The U.S. government is set to decide this month whether federal health insurance should cover the cost of a $3,000 test that for the first time accurately identifies the signature brain plaques of Alzheimers disease.
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Caplin & Drysdales Joanne Youn shares what employers can say to employees looking for answers after the Supreme Courts decision to strike down a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act including areas the court did not address.
A new report suggests young and low-wage workers will face the greatest challenges in terms of health care eligibility and cost. Among employees under age 30, only half participated in their employers health benefits program in 2013, compared to 70% of employees age 40 and older, according to the 2013 ADP Annual Health Benefits Report.
Enrollment in private health insurance exchanges will likely match the public exchanges by 2017, when about 18% of Americans are expected to purchase their plans through the HIX model, according to Accenture research.
The nations largest pension fund and health insurer WellPoint Inc. cut medical costs 19% by capping the price of some surgeries, in the latest sign payers are taking a tougher line against rising hospital claims.