- Gregory A. Freeman, January 24, 2018
The health plan denies payment if a patient goes to an emergency department and the diagnosis is not a true emergency.
- Gregory A. Freeman, January 3, 2018
Health plans face challenges such as an influx of people into Medicare and more pressure to participate in risk-based contracts. The uncertainty that complicated health plan strategies in 2017 will continue this year and could accelerate.
- Gregory A. Freeman, January 2, 2018
Blue Cross Blue Shield health data were combined with information on social determinants of health. The result illustrates how the factors affect commercially insured Americans county-by-county.
- Gregory A. Freeman, December 6, 2017
Merging a pharmaceutical line with a major insurer creates a huge player in the industry but not a monopoly. It also opens the possibility of CVS Health buying hospitals and other outlets.
- Gregory A. Freeman, December 20, 2017
A significant portion of American consumers make too much money for health insurance tax credits but can't afford standard health plans.
- Gregory A. Freeman, January 31, 2018
Doctors are ordering more advanced laboratory and genetic tests than ever before, and the reimbursement cost can hit health plans hard. Expenses can be cut without harming patients, one expert says.