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Recent studies support patients paying more.

Out-Of-Pocket Spending For Hospitalizations On The Rise, Study Indicates. The Washington Post  (6/27, Johnson) reports that research indicated that “between 2009 and 2013, overall health-care spending grew at 2.9 percent per year, while the amount shouldered by insured patients when they were hospitalized grew more than twice as fast.” The findings  were published in JAMA Internal Medicine. [...]

By | June 28th, 2016|Videos|Comments Off on Recent studies support patients paying more.

Beware of CMS data match letters

Recently, we’ve had many clients receive a letter from a joint data matching project sponsored by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Social Security Administration and the Internal Revenue Service. This project is all about one thing: Medicare Secondary Payer rules. There has been a long-standing rule that employers are prohibited from offering [...]

By | June 27th, 2016|Videos|Comments Off on Beware of CMS data match letters

Analysis indicates health care spending is reducing. And why is this?

Analysis Indicates ACA Helping To Lower Projected Healthcare Spending By $2.6 Trillion. The Atlantic  (6/24, Newkirk) reported a new analysis conducted by the Urban Institute “provides strong evidence” that the Affordable Care Act “is directly lowering total health-care spending, even as it expands coverage to unprecedented levels.” Data show “projected national spending on medical services, [...]

By | June 27th, 2016|Videos|Comments Off on Analysis indicates health care spending is reducing. And why is this?

Employers – Beware of CMS data match letters regarding Medicare Eligible employees

Recently, there have been many employers who receive a letter from a joint data matching project sponsored by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Social Security Administration and the Internal Revenue Service.    This project is all about one thing: Medicare Secondary Payer rules. There has been a long-standing rule that employers are [...]

By | June 22nd, 2016|Employee Benefits, Medicare News|Comments Off on Employers – Beware of CMS data match letters regarding Medicare Eligible employees

Small Companies can offer Big Benefits

As ACA continues to impact all business owners, small businesses are looking for ways to continue and offer benefits plans which retain employees. Voluntary benefits, including Dental, Vision, Accident, Critical Illness, Cancer and Disability are becoming very important for businesses to research.   Especially true as many of these programs can be paid pre-tax reducing your [...]

By | May 13th, 2014|Employee Benefits, Voluntary Benefits|Comments Off on Small Companies can offer Big Benefits