Trends in Employer-Sponsored Insurance Eligibility and Coverage

2016-05-04T17:37:26+00:00

Michelle Long, MPH; Matthew Rae, MPH, MPA; Gary Claxon; Anne Jankiewicz; David Rousseau, MPH ; for the Kaiser Family Foundation The graphics below examine eligibility and coverage trends in employer-sponsored health insurance. Since 2000, the share of workers covered by employers’ health benefits at both offering and non-offering firms has dropped to 56%, with the biggest decrease among employees working for small firms [...]

Trends in Employer-Sponsored Insurance Eligibility and Coverage2016-05-04T17:37:26+00:00

The Burden of Medical Debt: Results from the Kaiser Family Foundation/New York Times Medical Bills Survey

2016-04-26T14:27:25+00:00

From KFF.ORG – Jan 05, 2016 | Liz Hamel, Mira Norton, Karen Pollitz, Larry Levitt Follow @larry_levitt on Twitter , Gary Claxton, and Mollyann Brodie Follow @Mollybrodie on Twitter Read the Entire Study Here Key Findings: Section 1: Who Has Medical Bill Problems and What Are the Contributing Factors? Prevalence of problems paying medical bills [...]

The Burden of Medical Debt: Results from the Kaiser Family Foundation/New York Times Medical Bills Survey2016-04-26T14:27:25+00:00

How New York’s canceling health coverage for 130,000 workers

2016-04-22T15:43:58+00:00

Article written by Michael W. Ferguson, as seen in the New York Post New York’s state legislators are thinking small — literally. The state’s definition of “small business” expanded Jan. 1, thanks to legislation passed in 2013. Many firms that thought of themselves as medium-size are now legally considered “small.” One consequence: They’re barred from [...]

How New York’s canceling health coverage for 130,000 workers2016-04-22T15:43:58+00:00

Advanced Medical Strategies Unveils Predict Software Suite v3.0

2016-04-12T13:36:57+00:00

Artlice as seen in MyHealthGuide Source: Advanced Medical Strategies (AMS), 4/7/2016, www.mdstrat.com LYNNFIELD, Mass  -- Advanced Medical Strategies (AMS) has announced a major upgrade to the Predict Software Suite, its web-based solution that gives subscribers unprecedented access to clinical, statistical and financial analytics to successfully manage and mitigate the costs associated with catastrophic diagnoses, specialty [...]

Advanced Medical Strategies Unveils Predict Software Suite v3.02016-04-12T13:36:57+00:00

Healthcare Costs Are Still On the Rise…

2016-03-17T15:44:48+00:00

The Real Reason Healthcare Costs Keep Rising Article is by Joseph Jenkins, as seen on BenefitNews.com All across America, big hospital systems are buying up or partnering with smaller hospitals. According to Health Care Cost Institute data, that makes for monopolistic market power and higher costs for employers. Here’s a striking example of how this [...]

Healthcare Costs Are Still On the Rise…2016-03-17T15:44:48+00:00

The ACA: Repeals, Delays, Changes and Other Updates

2016-01-22T19:56:48+00:00

Article is from Zack Pace, from Employee Benefit News (EBN) Commentary: As you’ve no doubt noticed, the federal government made sweeping legislative and regulatory changes to the Affordable Care Act during the fourth quarter of 2015. During the last two weeks of December, I felt like I was drinking from a six-inch fire hose. How [...]

The ACA: Repeals, Delays, Changes and Other Updates2016-01-22T19:56:48+00:00

Merger of Nearly 200 Hartford County Doctors Nearly Complete

2015-11-09T16:58:10+00:00

"Doc merger reshapes Hartford's physician landscape" Article is by Matt Pilon, from Hartford Business.com, a publication of The Hartford Business Journal CMG CEO Dr. Jarrod Post will be Starling Physician's new chief medical officer starting Jan. 1.  A merger of nearly 200 Hartford County doctors is all but complete. Rocky Hill's Connecticut Multispecialty Group (CMG) [...]

Merger of Nearly 200 Hartford County Doctors Nearly Complete2015-11-09T16:58:10+00:00

30,000 Could Lose Coverage or Subsidies as Exchange Addresses Income, Immigration Discrepencies

2015-03-13T18:36:17+00:00

Article is from Arielle Levin Becker, as seen in the CT Mirror As many as 30,000 customers of the state’s health insurance exchange could lose their coverage or see a drop in the subsidies used to discount their premiums next month because they did not submit information needed to verify their eligibility, acting exchange CEO [...]

30,000 Could Lose Coverage or Subsidies as Exchange Addresses Income, Immigration Discrepencies2015-03-13T18:36:17+00:00