The Kaiser Family Foundation has recently released the 2012 Employee Health Benefits Annual Survey. This report is an in depth analysis of employer-sponsored health coverage, including premiums, employee contributions, cost-sharing provisions, and other relevant information. 2012’s report included surveys of 3,326 randomly selected public and private firms with three or more employees.
In this post we discuss the role of a third-party administrator (TPA) in working with a self-funded employer, what type of services a TPA can offer self-funded employers and information about choosing to self-fund.
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Indiana HIE launches clinical quality assessment reporting website
UA receives grant to expand telemedicine program
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ACOs deliver care to 31 million Americans, report finds
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Medicare & Medicaid
Medicare beneficiaries reach $5 billion in drug savings
Maps of 2012 Medicare accountable care organizations
Medicare Auditors Collect $2.3 Billion in Overpayments
Medicare hospitalizations for COPD dropped 11% w/ workplace smoking bans & 15% w/ bans in bars
Financial risk impacts use of hospice care in the US
Raising Medicare’s age: Saves feds $5.7 billion, costs you $11.4 billion
Public “safety net” hospitals crusade against cutting Medicaid to reduce the deficit.
HMA blasts 60 Minutes report on excess ER admissions
Can Too Much Preventive Care Be Hazardous to Your Health?
Hospitals using tactics to de facto practice medicine.
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