2018 Medical Cost Trend

Medical cost trend is projected to have a slight uptick next year compared to the last three years, according to PwCs Health Research Institute...
National Health Trends

As if there aren’t enough reasons to live in Hawaii, it just ranked first in the nation for the fifth year in a row...
Insurers and Concussions

Health plans and brokers have a unique opportunity to address an ever-increasing threat happening in schools and their athletic programs. Concussions in sports have...
Millennial MDs

The U.S. is expected to face a shortage of physicians throughout the next decade according to a report released by the Association of American...
Medical Cost Trend 2017

Many employers have begun planning for their open enrollment benefits period for 2017. The good news appears to be that growth rates in employer...
Five Healthcare Trends to Watch in 2016

The year of 2016 is being touted as the year of firsts for the many participants in the healthcare industry. Health plans are experiencing...
Legislative Outlook for Health Benefits

The health benefits industry faces constant change, and policies can and have changed the way employers, brokers, advisors, and other benefits stakeholders have done...
Healthcare Collaboration

Healthcare organizations continue to become more integrated as the remaining ACA reforms are implemented throughout the industry. The need for a cohesive environment where...
Medicaid Expansion 2014 and Today

As time has passed, more states have discussed Medicaid expansion, and in turn, more states have implemented the program. With its passage health insurance...
Large Health Insurance Mergers

August has been the month of deals for some of the nation’s largest health insurers. Reported on by most major newspapers, Anthem, Inc, which...