Carrier Corner: Fall 2018
Learn what is happening with carriers in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Ohio.
PBM transparency, or lack thereof, has long been an issue among payers and policymakers. PBMs’ multiple revenue sources and confusing pricing and packaging methods leave many employers unsure of what bundled services they’re really paying for.
Common Screenings for Men and Women
What are some common screenings for men and women? Are you doing these common screenings when it is recommended?
Sky-high Air Ambulance Costs
Consumers nationwide have been shocked with sky-high medical flight bills that insurers won’t fully cover. And unlike other health care costs, federal law prohibits states from regulating medical-flight fees.
How To Ease The Transition To A New Doctor
There are a number of reasons a person might switch doctors: a move may make it necessary; a change in insurance plans or carriers; the doctor may not be a good fit for the patient.
How To Get Help Paying Medical Bills
According to a 2016 Kaiser Family Foundation and New York Times survey, 20 percent of working-age consumers with health insurance reported problems paying medical bills in the previous year. The situation is even more dire for the uninsured, with more than half reporting medical bill payment problems. However, health care consumers have a range of options when it comes to tackling medical debt.