Redesigning and Revaluing HSA Plans
Amid two seemingly unrelated trends, the rise of high-deductible health plans and the growing prevalence and burden of chronic diseases, it may time to rethink the concept and regulation of preventive services, argue advocates of value-based insurance.
Obamacare Question: Ditch Employer Mandate?
A left-leaning think tank whose research is often taken seriously by backers of the health-care overhaul has published a paper suggesting the administration should scrap the health law's requirement that employers offer coverage or pay a penalty.
Healthcare Providers' Trust in Payers 'Abominably Low'
A survey designed to measure the level of trust that hospital executives have in health insurance companies finds several factors that contribute to low scores, including the length of time it takes for claims to be paid, and the rates hospitals and physicians are paid.