By bundling all costs for the surgery under one negotiated price and offering expertise that lowers the odds of complications, the Cleveland Clinic can give employers a better deal than some hospitals closer to employees' homes.
In two employer-focused sessions at AHIPs annual policy conference in Washington this week, the excise tax in the ACA known as the Cadillac tax dominated the list of future concerns for plan sponsors.
U.S. Health Insurance Regulator Gary Cohen has long wanted to return home to California, and the end of open enrollment seemed like the perfect time to make that move, he told the media Thursday, two days after announcing his resignation.
A new study from PricewaterhouseCoopers finds consumers are a lot less focused on the price of their plan than insurance executives believe them to be.
As consumer-directed health plans proliferate in response to market forces, their success will be contingent upon a workforce that is comfortable with using health savings accounts to pay and save for qualified medical expenses.
With the Affordable Care Act looming large, employers turn to benefit outsourcing to keep their plans compliant.
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