Tag: Health Plan Innovations

Health Plans Help Patients Understand

As Kaiser Health News reported, considering whether to see a particular provider while navigating the health care system can be confusing for consumers. That’s why health plans are working hard to give consumers the information and resources they need to make the best choices about their health care. Continue reading

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On the Hill: Driving Transformation and Protecting Innovation in Medicare Advantage

Several health care leaders gathered on Capitol Hill today to give a real world look at the many ways Medicare Advantage is leading efforts to provide innovative, coordinated care for beneficiaries. The briefing, hosted by AHIP, also focused on how payment cuts could inhibit that transformation and the importance of funding stability for the program. Continue reading

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More Value, Better Care in Action

The health insurance industry continues to lead in delivering more value and better care to health care consumers. It’s not just the numbers and outcomes that matter, but more importantly, it’s the real-life benefits health insurance coverage has for real-life people. Continue reading

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Communities, health plans, and the fight against child obesity

How do we as a nation tackle child obesity? Health plans believe it starts in our communities and backyards, and that’s why they are taking the childhood obesity fight head on with community-based initiatives. Continue reading

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Better Outcomes: It’s in the numbers

Payment and delivery reforms promote better coordination and they end with better outcomes. The proof is in the numbers. Continue reading

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More Value, Better Care Starts With Better Coordination

As early adopters of value-based innovations, health plans’ care coordination has played a big role in efforts to ensure more value and better care for patients. Continue reading

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Health Plans Move Beyond Fee-for-Service

The misaligned fee-for-service health care delivery system is fading, thanks largely to health plans’ role in driving payment reform. Continue reading

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Top Health Care Resolutions for the New Year

It’s almost a brand-new year. And that means it’s time for New Year’s resolutions. The health plan community has some important goals for the year ahead. Continue reading

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Behavioral Health Care: Health Plans Promoting Personalized Care and Innovative Programs

Improving the mental health care system is a serious issue that requires many stakeholders working together toward a solution. And health plans are part of the solution, devoting significant resources to get patients the quality care they need to manage their conditions. Continue reading

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TEDMED: Tackling the Challenges of Accessibility and Affordability in Health Care

AHIP’s VP for Policy Greg Gierer today joined a group of experts to discuss health care pricing and sustainability. They tackled the question of how to make innovative treatments more accessible to patients while reining in the high cost of care. Continue reading

Posted in: Health Care Costs