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Corporate Insight Announces Annual Membership Digital Experience Awards in Health Plans, Highlighting Growth in Behavioral Health Resources

NEW YORK, January 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Corporate Insight, the leading provider of competitive intelligence and customer experience research for the healthcare industry, today announced the launch of its 2021 Monitor Awards in Plan Member Digital Experience health. The annual awards program rewards digital innovation and best practices, awarding gold, silver and bronze medals in […]

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Health plans start covering home COVID testing in Minnesota

Minnesota health insurers are beginning to cover the cost of at-home COVID-19 testing, but state officials are advising consumers to contact health plans first to understand how to access the new benefits. The federal requirement applies to private insurers, including all employer-sponsored group health insurance plans, as well as individual policies from these carriers. However, […]

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Growing demand for health plans with Covid-specific runners

According to industry experts, insurance product customers are now increasingly opting for floating family plans with riders that pay for consumables and home quarantine. Many consumers are making the effort to be more involved and educated about health insurance due to the situation created during the second wave of Covid infection. “There has always been […]

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January 15 is the last day to subscribe to private health plans for 2022 through MNsure | News

Minnesotans seeking private health insurance in 2022 have until 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, January 15 to purchase coverage through MNsure. “More Minnesotans than ever are eligible for savings that can dramatically lower the cost of health insurance,” said MNsure CEO Nate Clark. “MNsure has health insurance to suit your needs and budget – don’t assume […]

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Insurance companies, group health plans required to cover cost of at-home COVID testing by Biden administration

The Biden Administration requires insurance companies and group health plans to cover the cost of over-the-counter COVID tests at home, starting January 15. Most consumers with private coverage will be able to go online, to a pharmacy or store, buy a test and have it paid for by their health insurance plan upfront or get […]

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January 15 is the last day to sign up for private health plans for 2022

Minnesotans seeking private health insurance in 2022 have until 11:59 p.m. Saturday, January 15 to purchase coverage through MNsure. “More than ever before, Minnesotans are eligible for savings that can significantly lower the cost of health insurance,” said MNsure CEO Nate Clark. “MNsure has health insurance to suit your needs and budget – don’t assume […]

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High deductible health plans are the source of medical debt. It’s time to fix them.

With the massive frankness looking them down, HDHP members tend to delay or ignore care, leading to worse results. (Photo: Shutterstock) The open registration season has just ended. Health care consumers across the country have signed up to health plans that – if the nuances are not understood – could bankrupt them. Medical debt is […]

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Take out health insurance for seniors? Buy health plans with a lifetime restore benefit

Take out health insurance for seniors? Buy health plans with a lifetime restore benefit New Delhi: With an increase in Covid -19 cases in India, especially during Wave 2, there has been growing awareness and demand for health insurance schemes in India. In fact, it wasn’t until March 2021 that the health insurance industry saw […]

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IRS increases PCORI fees for health plans payable in 2022

The IRS is increasing the fees that insurers or promoters of self-insured health plans pay each year to fund the Federal Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) trust fund. For 2022, the fee is due August 1, as July 31 falls on a Sunday this year. Charges apply to previous calendar year health insurance plans. According […]

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California demands health plans cover home testing for HIV and STIs

With the new year comes a new law. California became the first state to require health insurance plans to cover home testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), like HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia. This is the latest effort to deal with a continued increase in STIs nationwide that has only worsened amid the COVID-19 pandemic. […]