United Parcel Service Inc.s decision to drop health benefits for 15,000 of its workers spouses may be a sign of the future, as U.S. businesses grapple with rising medical bills and the added burdens of the ACA.
Employers reported modest premium increases in 2013, according to an annual Kaiser Family Foundation and Health Research and Education Trust study published today in the journal Health Affairs.
Less than two months before health exchanges open to the public, hospitals are asking to change a part of the Affordable Care Act that leaves them at financial risk for patients who fall behind on their insurance premiums.
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.
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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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