Category: AHIP

VIDEO: Why Health Plans are Partnering Across the Health System

Improving the quality and value of health care will take collaboration among all health care stakeholders. In this week’s installment of Health Care in Focus, you’ll learn how health plans are teaming up with health care providers across the country to change how health care is delivered. Continue reading

Posted in: AHIP, Health Care Costs

Medicare Advantage Stats of the Day

A new AHIP report shows low-income and diverse populations of Medicare beneficiaries continue to rely on the high-quality health care coverage provided by Medicare Advantage plans. Continue reading

Posted in: AHIP Studies and Reports

How Your Health Insurance Company Works for You

People often think of health insurance as a safety net and financial product that helps pay medical bills. And it is but it’s also much more than that. Health plans help people lead healthy lives, make informed health care decisions, and manage chronic conditions. Continue reading

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Report: Protect Medicare Advantage’s Ability to Care for Patients with Complex Health Needs

Changes to the Medicare Advantage risk adjustment model undermine health plans’ efforts to care for beneficiaries managing multiple chronic conditions, concludes a new report from Avalere Health. This will have real consequences for the millions of seniors and individuals with disabilities who rely on the Medicare Advantage program. Continue reading

Posted in: AHIP Studies and Reports, Issue Alert

VIDEO: What are Provider Networks?

In this week’s Health Care in Focus, you’ll learn why consumers see big savings when they visit contracted providers. Continue reading

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New Report Shows Vulnerable Populations Rely on Medigap

Medigap policyholders represent some of the most vulnerable populations, according to a new AHIP report. For the more than 11 million seniors and people with disabilities across the nation choosing Medigap coverage, the peace of mind about their financial security and the reliability of their health care benefits are invaluable. Continue reading

Posted in: AHIP Studies and Reports, Fact Check

WATCH: Putting Health Plans’ Benefit Design in Focus

This week in Health Care in Focus, we explain how health plans use different approaches to design insurance products in order to meet a variety of health and budget needs. Continue reading

Posted in: AHIP, Health Care Costs

VIDEO: We’re All Paying the Cost for Higher Drug Prices

There is no debate about it – the harmful effects of rising drug prices go beyond just the patients who need new, innovative and sometimes life-saving treatments. Everyone pays for the cost of higher drug prices. Continue reading

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VIDEO: Health Insurance Premiums 101

We’re releasing a new video series, “Health Care in Focus,” which touches on emerging health care topics – from prescription drug coverage and drug prices to provider networks and in-network and out-of-network care. Check out this week’s installment explaining what goes into health insurance premiums and how to use the benefits included in your coverage. Continue reading

Posted in: AHIP, Health Care Costs

The Economic Importance of Health Insurance Plans

A new report from AHIP illustrates the significant economic benefits health plans contribute to all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Continue reading

Posted in: AHIP Studies and Reports