Telemedicine

Telemedicine is transforming Health Care – Why, what is the value to me?

All of the changes happening is going to lead to less choice in the marketplace for many American’s as a result of all of the changes following the Affordable Care Act. The problem is that healthcare costs have put many in difficult positions. One of the bright spots in all of these changes is telemedicine…

Wellness benefits

Wellness benefits – why now, what is their value to me?

One of the difficult decisions you may be going through as an employer or executive in charge of employee benefits is picking the right wellness plan. Wellness has been a buzzword the past decade and it is really beginning to pick up adoption particularly among large employers. In this segment of America’s Healthcare Challenge we…

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Another Insurer Backing Away From ACA Marketplaces

Humana Leaving More Obamacare Marketplaces On the heels of a monumental announcement from the Department of Justice and their plans to block two mega mergers in the insurance industry, one of the key stakeholder involved announced that they would be pulling out of several more states.   For nearly a year the federal government has…

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The Big Insurer Marketplace Exodus & Fully-Insured Plans in 2017

Large insurers leaving the ACA party early is threatening to undermine the mechanics of how the legislation was designed to operate during a ten-year implementation period. The unraveling began in 2015 as numerous carriers showed significant losses on their blocks of businesses in the ACA marketplace, and the recent announcement by United Healthcare that they…