Blog topic: Health insurance

7

Dec

2018

Consumerism in healthcare: how did we get here?

Health insurance

Friday 7th December 2018

Billions of dollars are spent each year in an attempt to seduce potential buyers into making purchase decisions, across all industries. A consumer-driven market is one that is highly competitive, differentiated, price conscious and searching…

8

Dec

2017

The CVS-Aetna deal will create a generation of powerless patients

Health insurance

Friday 8th December 2017

WE ALL KNOW health insurance is complicated. A 2016 survey found that only four in 100 Americans could identify the basic terms relating to out-of-pocket liability. Just 39% were confident that they could choose the…

24

Nov

2017

The real reason health costs are rising

Health insurance

Friday 24th November 2017

WE’RE OFTEN TOLD in the media that the cost of health care in the United States has become a runaway train. Hospitals and physicians, we’re told, are making more and more money but providing less…

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