The key word is “may.” There is no requirement for a health plan to implement these exceptions … and if they do, premiums are likely to increase. IR-2019-129, July 17, 2019 WASHINGTON […]
To understand prescription drug rebates and the use of PBMs, we must ask a basic question. Within the debate about drug rebates, deductibles, etc. here is the question. What portion of health […]
Why Health Care Costs Need to be Part of Retirement Planning – yup, but just like everything else you will spend money on 😷
You have heard it all before, maybe you have seen these numbers too. No need to panic though. Look at it this way, what will you spend on food, rent, property taxes, […]
Under the Affordable Care Act, government payments to hospitals are cut if they have high rates of readmissions or high numbers of infections and patient injuries. For the readmission penalties, Medicare cuts as […]
So, how about your health insurance premium dollars going to administrative costs? Get past the rhetoric.
In most cases it simply is not accurate that a large chunk of what you pay in premiums or payroll deductions goes to insurance company profit or overhead. First, because it’s not […]