Lack of Price Transparency Leading Employers to Self-Insure

By Vera Gruessner Some employers are finding it difficult to keep contracting with their health payers due to continually increasing monthly premium costs and a general lack of price transparency across the health insurance industry. As such, the notion of a company self-insuring its
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Online healthcare price transparency tools trend upward

As healthcare costs continue to rise and fluctuate based on hospitals’ location, price transparency efforts will continue to be important. That’s what makes San Francisco-based health IT start-up Castlight Health’s Tuesday announcement that it was able to raise $100
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Employers need healthcare price transparency

What if I told you there was a cost-effective way to help businesses and employees lower their health care costs without sacrificing quality of care? Better yet, what if the solution could be easily implemented by businesses alone, without requiring government intervention or legislat
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I Hope Trustmark Tells HHS to Go Pound Sand

Today, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that, “Trustmark Life Insurance Company has proposed unreasonable health insurance premium increases in five states—Alabama, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wyoming. The excessive rate hikes would affect nearly 10
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