Health benefits

Health is an asset, not a cost, as war for talent escalates, CFOs say

The shortage of workers after the pandemic has heightened the importance for CFOs to think about employee health insurance plans. CFOs can no longer see health plans as another expense that they must contain. They should see them as benefits to a business by increasing productivity and retaining talent, said Paul Fronstin, director of the […]

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Many Idaho residents can expect health insurance rates to drop

BOISE, Idaho (KMVT / KSVT) – The final 2022 premium rates for individual and small group health insurance plans will be released by the Idaho Department of Insurance on October 1. Next year there will be an overall average decrease of 2% in contribution rates for the personal market, while the market for small employer […]

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts named one of the best health plans in the country for quality and experience

BOSTON, September 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Blue Shield Blue Cross from Massachusetts (Blue cross) was once again named one of the best health plans in the country, according to the national authority on the quality of health plans. The National Quality Assurance Committee (NCQA) awarded Blue cross’ HMO / POS commercial plan and […]

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts named one of the best health plans in the country for quality and experience | New

BOSTON, September 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) has once again been named one of the nation’s top health regimens, according to the National Authority on Health Plan Quality. National Quality Assurance Committee (NCQA) awarded Blue Cross Commercial HMO / POS Plan and Commercial PPO Plan 4.5 […]

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12 key benefits of buying family health insurance at the right time

A family health insurance policy provides the whole family with a fixed health insurance policy for a single plan rather than an individual life plan. The plan provides financial assistance if a registered family member is diagnosed or hospitalized during the term of the policy. This plan covers spouse, children, parents, and you can also […]

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Signify Health and HealthComp Collaborate to Develop Value-Based Health Services

DALLAS & FRESNO, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Signify health (NYSE: SGFY), a leading value-driven healthcare platform that leverages advanced analytics, technology, and national healthcare provider networks, and Health Comp, the nation’s largest independent health benefits administrator, today announced a new strategic collaboration to provide self-funded employer groups with an affordable health benefits package that integrates […]

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Aetna and Optima are two of Virginia’s best performing health plans – State of Reform

Aetna Life Insurance Company (Virginia) and Optima Health Plan both achieved four out of five stars and “accredited” status from the National Quality Assurance Committee (NCQA) annual review, which was updated this month. The NCQA review evaluated 77 health plans in the Virginia market based on patient experience, prevention services, and treatment. Get the latest […]

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Vermont Medicare Enrollment Deadline Approaches This Week

MONTPELIER, Vermont (WCAX) – Vermonters have two days left to take advantage of $ 25 million in health care grants. We told you about these benefits last month. They give Vermonters who already receive grants get more, allow anyone who has applied for unemployment benefits this year to be eligible, and increase the cap on […]

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AMA: Almost three quarters of metropolitan areas are concentrated health insurance markets

Photo: Violeta Stoimenova / Getty Images About 73% of statistical metropolitan areas in the United States are concentrated health insurance markets, meaning that large health insurers control the market in nearly three-quarters of the country, according to new analysis from the American Medical Association . The updated study analyzed market concentration and health insurer market […]

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Raw honey is loaded with health benefits, from antioxidants to anti-inflammatories

You may already be familiar with honey as a popular alternative to other refined sugars. Because honey is so high in fructose, it’s actually sweeter than regular sugar, which means you can often use less to get the same sweetness you crave. But did you know that there is a difference between the regular honey […]