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    Topic: Industry Trends

    How would AHPs affect the small group market?
    By Emily Kubis on March 16, 2018 | 1 min read time

      New report estimates impact A new report by Avalere projected that 1.7 million to 3.2 million people could switch out of the small...

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    On healthcare, first Amazon, now Apple?
    By Emily Kubis on March 14, 2018 | 2 min read time

      Large employers look to gain better control over healthcare costs A sleek new website came online recently for a new “...

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    UnitedHealthcare to share drug rebates with consumers
    By Emily Kubis on March 9, 2018 | 1 min read time

      Industry responds to growing consumer frustration UnitedHealthcare announced this week it will begin sharing the rebates it...

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    Three self-insurance myths
    By Emily Kubis on February 16, 2018 | 2 min read time

    Are these myths keeping your groups from self-insuring? Just because your clients’ group plan have always been fully-insured doesn’t...

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    How would state-based mandates affect the small group market?
    By Emily Kubis on February 12, 2018 | 2 min read time

    Proposals emerge from multiple states The Wall Street Journal reports at least nine states are pursuing their own individual mandate...

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    Three guesses for the Amazon healthcare venture
    By Emily Kubis on February 9, 2018 | 2 min read time

    Large employers look to gain better control over healthcare costs Amazon, JP Morgan Chase & Co. and Berkshire Hathaway shared little...

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    Is Obamacare repeal over?
    By Emily Kubis on February 7, 2018 | 2 min read time

    Repeal train slows, but what’s next? Is the GOP giving up on Obamacare? Healthcare stakeholders and political news entities are...

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    Higher costs driven by price increases
    By Emily Kubis on February 2, 2018 | 2 min read time

      Costs rising while utilization is unchanged Spending per privately insured person grew by 4.6 percent in 2016, driven by price increases for...

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    Amazon, JPMorgan & Berkshire Hathaway team up to take on healthcare
    By Emily Kubis on January 30, 2018 | 2 min read time

      Industry giants share little detail but make big waves Three industry giants made headlines Tuesday when they announced a new...

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    Voluntary participation rates on the rise
    By Emily Kubis on January 17, 2018 | 1 min read time

    Trend represents opportunity to brokers Participation rates have been on the rise for the last three years, the report said, and...

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