Category: Infographic

Infographic: 8 ways to understand provider networks

AHIP Foundation’s new interactive guide explains eight things consumers should know about their health plan’s network, as well as offers detailed information on the various types of provider networks available, answers to frequently asked questions, and a glossary of important terms – to help consumers make the most of their benefits. Continue reading

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Specialty drug prices—a growing challenge

High drug prices pose a serious challenge for the U.S health care system, driving up premiums, restricting access to needed treatments, and emptying the wallets of state Medicaid programs and consumers. And the problem will only get worse: A recent chart from PwC’s Health Research Institute shows specialty drug prices continue to trend higher and higher. Continue reading

Posted in: Health Care Costs, Infographic

New Report: Seniors to Lose Benefits and Choices as a Result of CMS’ Proposed Cuts to Medicare Advantage

Seniors and people with disabilities enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans would face premium increases and benefit reductions of $35-$75 per month, or $420-$900 next year, if new Medicare Advantage payment cuts recently proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) take effect next year, according to a new analysis by Oliver Wyman prepared for America’s Health Insurance Plans. Continue reading

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Infographic: New Report Estimates Impact of Potential New Rate Cut to Medicare Advantage

Check out this new infographic looking at the impact of new cuts to Medicare Advantage. Continue reading

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Infographic: Health Literacy

October is health literacy month, and iTriage has released a new infographic asking, Are you health literate? Continue reading

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Infographic of the Day: Can You Afford Not to Have Health Insurance?

Check out this great infographic from WebMD comparing health care costs with insurance to those without. Continue reading

Posted in: Health Care Costs, Infographic

New Infographic: How Does the ACA Impact Premiums? It Depends.

Given recent attention regarding the ACA’s impact on health care costs and premiums, we wanted to share a new infographic that offers an overview of the changes coming to health insurance and what these reforms mean for consumers. Continue reading

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New Infographic from AHRQ on Hospital Readmission Rates

Check out this new infographic from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project. Continue reading

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New Infographic: Increasing Provider Consolidation Leads to Higher Prices for Consumers

As media across the country increasingly focus on the impact of provider consolidation, AHIP released a new infographic this morning that highlights how provider consolidation is leading to higher health care costs for consumers and employers. Continue reading

Posted in: Health Care Costs, Infographic

Infographic: Seven Factors Driving Health Care Spending

A new infographic from Carrington College looks at the factors driving health insurance premiums. Continue reading

Posted in: Health Care Costs, Infographic