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First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Price transparency should start with insurers

Insurers, providers and some of their lobbying groups have issued new recommendations that give payers a leading role in advancing price transparency in healthcare.The Healthcare Financial Management Association, which convened the task force that created ... [Published FierceHealthPayer - 19 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Task Force Seeks Pricing Transparency from All Healthcare Stakeholders

The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) is leading a task force that aims to increase pricing transparency across healthcare by involving all stakeholders.HFMA, the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), the American Hospital Association ... [Published Healthcare Informatics Online - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Is Medicare enough?

And, says Bonnie Burns, a policy specialist with California Health Advocates, he should sign up within six months of enrolling in Medicare, when he can't be rejected for health reasons (some states let you qualify later on for a similar six-month window ... [Published CNNMoney.com - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Medicare, Coinsurance
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Maryland exchange eyes plan protection

Baltimore (EPA photo)Managers of the state-based Maryland Health Connection have been thinking about how insurance for carriers will work next year.Managers are thinking about providing enough supplement reinsurance to make sure health insurers get enough ... [Published Benefits Pro - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Is Medicare enough?

If you're considering getting supplement insurance, or Medigap, sign up within six months of enrolling in Medicare.NEW YORK (Money Magazine) My father just went on Medicare. Should he buy Medigap insurance? Which policy is best? -- Joe, Houston. If your ... [Published CNN Money - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Exchange To Lay Out Benefit Designs

This week, Covered California's board will take up the subject of insurance benefit design in 2015.The discussion Thursday of health plan offerings in 2015 comes just a couple of weeks after the end of the exchange's first open enrollment period and just ... [Published California Healthline - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

HighRoads and CEB Find Two-Thirds of 2014 Medical Plans have Individual, In-Network Out-of-Pocket Maximums of $2,500 or More

New Study Finds Growing Shift in the Benefits Plan Cost Burden fromEmployers to EmployeesHighRoads , the industry leader in benefits plan management and health carecompliance, and CEB (NYSE: CEB), the leading member-based advisorycompany, today released ... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Discriminatory Insurer Practices Jeopardize Access to Medication

By Liz Helms California Chronic Care Coalition California health insurance plans are jeopardizing patient health by moving vital medications to so-called “specialty tiers,” which place the cost of treatment beyond the reach of most patients and ... [Published California Progress Report - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Column: The risks and benefits of the Affordable Care Act

BY EZRIEL KORNELThe New York state health insurance exchange fared better from the get-go than its federal equivalent under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as Obamacare. Getting onto the state website and signing up for a plan was not nearly as problematic ... [Published Fairfield Business Journal - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

How Medical Practices Should Handle Patient Credits and Overpayments

Collecting patient copays, coinsurance, and deductibles is a must for any healthy practice. But what happens when you continue to over-collect from patients?Several actions occur:1. The patient receives an EOB stating his patient responsibility amount ... [Published Physicians Practice - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

What you will get in your basic health insurance package

This month the DHA issued permits to 43 insurance companies to operate as health insurance provider within Dubai's Mandatory Health Insurance Scheme. Among these seven companies, labelled the Participating Insurers (IP), were approved to provide the Basic ... [Published Emirates247 - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Government-Run Health Care

The Line: The Affordable Care Act puts the government between you and your doctor.The Party: RepublicanThose “government-run” health care claims were once so ubiquitous we called them a “mantra.” They’ve died down considerably, but we’re still seeing ... [Published Yahoo! News - Apr 11 2014]

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...the focus now, unlike three years ago when it was on access, the focus is about affordability," AHIP President and CEO Karen Ignagni told the Post. "What are the prices being charged? It leads consumers to want to know, 'How do I evaluate all that?'"
...consumers, but information about healthcare prices is not easily accessible," Joseph J Fifer, President and CEO of HFMA, said in a statement. "For too long it has been unclear how consumers should go about getting price information—who to ask, what to ask for, or what the information even means when they do receive it. This approach is a game changer."
"They've made it pretty clear what their direction has been, that this should be a year of stability," Wright said. "So that means that it does allow some benefit designs to continue that have been confusing to consumers."
A spokesman for Sen. Baucus agrees. "The clear intention of the health-care law is to provide consumers with tax credits to purchase quality, affordable health coverage through either a state or a federally-facilitated exchange" says Sean Neary, Senate Finance Committee communications director

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OIG: Medicare Should Reduce HOPD Surgery Paymen... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - 18 hours ago]
Price transparency should start with insurers [Published FierceHealthPayer - 19 hours ago]
Task Force Seeks Pricing Transparency from All ... [Published Healthcare Informatics Online - 19 hours ago]
Is Medicare enough? [Published CNNMoney.com - Apr 17 2014]
Maryland exchange eyes plan protection [Published Benefits Pro - Apr 17 2014]
Is Medicare enough? [Published CNN Money - Apr 16 2014]
Financial Stakes Are High in Dispute Over Defin... [Published NJ Spotlight - Apr 16 2014]
Exchange To Lay Out Benefit Designs [Published California Healthline - Apr 16 2014]
From Death Panels To Death Spirals: The Right-W... [Published Media Matters for America - Apr 14 2014]
HighRoads and CEB Find Two-Thirds of 2014 Medic... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
HighRoads and CEB Find Two-Thirds of 2014 Medic... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 14 2014]
HighRoads and CEB Find Two-Thirds of 2014 Medic... [Published Business Wire - Apr 14 2014]
Discriminatory Insurer Practices Jeopardize Acc... [Published California Progress Report - Apr 14 2014]
Column: The risks and benefits of the Affordabl... [Published Fairfield Business Journal - Apr 13 2014]
How Medical Practices Should Handle Patient Cre... [Published Physicians Practice - Apr 12 2014]
What you will get in your basic health insuranc... [Published Emirates247 - Apr 12 2014]
Government-Run Health Care [Published Yahoo! News - Apr 11 2014]
Fidelity​Voice: 5 Questions To Ask 5 Years Befo... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 11 2014]
Long-secret Medicare data reveal payments to Ma... [Published Bangor Daily News - Apr 11 2014]
Medicare pay data shock and anger many doctors ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 10 2014]
Report: Early Marketplace Sign-Ups Sicker [Published Healthcare Financial Management Association - Apr 10 2014]
AHA News Now: CMS releases Medicare data on phy... [Published AHA News - Apr 10 2014]
Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage: Making sense o... [Published St. Petersburg Times - Apr 09 2014]
Medicare unveils $77 billion in payouts nationw... [Published Baltimore Sun - Apr 09 2014]
Lessons Learned For 2015 From This Year's Obama... [Published WUKY - Apr 09 2014]
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Discriminatory Insurer Practices Jeopardize Acc... [Published California Progress Report - Apr 14 2014]
By Liz Helms California Chronic Care Coalition California health insurance plans are jeopardizing patient health by moving vital medications to so-called “specialty tiers,” which place the cost of treatment beyond the reach of most patients and ...
One Tweet Which Shows Why Obamacare Has Been a ... [Published Firedoglake - Mar 31 2014]
As part of the final push to get people to sign up for Obamacare before today’s enrolment deadline, Barack Obama tweeted this message over the weekend : If a person’s income is low enough that they qualify for Medicaid or substantial subsidies ...
Medicare Benefits Under The Affordable Care Act [Published The Moderate Voice - Mar 22 2014]
With all the scare stories being sent out in right wing emails, it is worth posting this press released emailed yesterday from CMS regarding how Medicare patients have benefited from the Affordable Care Act. On the 4th anniversary of the signing ...
Does the ACA deserve the credit (or blame) for ... [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Mar 13 2014]
The following is a guest post by  Galen Benshoof, a Master in Public Affairs candidate at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School, where he focuses on health policy. Find him on Twitter:  @benshoof . David Goldhill responded to my earlier ...
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