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Bundled Payments for “Baby Bundles”


Another major insurance carrier has cooperated with selected healthcare providers in two states to introduce a bundled payment program for maternity care. Like bundled payment programs used by Medicare and commercial carriers for total joint replacement, the bundled maternity program reimburses the care provider for an entire episode of care, including prenatal, delivery and postpartum [...]

Bundled Payments for “Baby Bundles”2019-10-22T16:24:18+00:00

Amazon com: Joins Trend of Sending Workers Away for Health Care


This article was published on October 15, 2019 on MarketScreener.com written by Melanie Evans. Employers are increasingly going the distance to control health spending, paying to send workers across the country to get medical care and bypassing local health-care providers. One of the latest is Amazon.com Inc., which will pay travel costs for workers diagnosed [...]

Amazon com: Joins Trend of Sending Workers Away for Health Care2019-10-22T16:25:20+00:00

IRS Increases HSA Limits


Employees will be able to save some additional healthcare dollars in 2020 as the IRS will increase the limit on deductible contributions to an HSA by $50 for individuals and $100 for families. The limits will be $3,550 for individuals with self-only coverage and $7,100 for family coverage. The minimum deductible for a qualifying high [...]

IRS Increases HSA Limits2019-10-21T21:36:30+00:00

Can Chronic Disease Management Really Work?


With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention projecting that 83 million people will soon have three or more chronic diseases, the number of employers working to manage chronic conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure and coronary artery disease is staggering. Not only do the average medical costs for a diabetic exceed $16,000 per year, [...]

Can Chronic Disease Management Really Work?2019-10-21T21:05:51+00:00