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Trends shaping the business of health insurance in 2024

Healthcare Dive

The uninsured rate will rise. Medicare Advantage enrollment will swell, with fewer sweeping regulatory changes. Major pharmacy benefit managers will launch more transparent products. Here’s what experts see coming down the pike for 2024.

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Rising health insurance premiums linked to wage stagnation, study finds

Healthcare Dive

Families with employer-sponsored plans missed out on an average of more than $125,000 in earnings over more than three decades as premiums increased, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.

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Biggest takeaways from health insurers’ third-quarter earnings

Healthcare Dive

Many payers beat Wall Street expectations in the quarter, despite ongoing utilization concerns. Other hot topics? Medicare Advantage stars, Medicaid redeterminations, individual exchange growth and GLP-1s.

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Stakeholder Perspectives on CMS’s 2025 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters: Health Insurers and Brokers

Center for Health Insurance Reform

In this first in a 3-part blog series, CHIR expert Sabrina Corlette reviews the feedback provided by health insurance companies and web-brokers. To better understand the impact of the proposed changes, CHIR reviewed the public comments submitted by key stakeholder groups.

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Mary Lou Retton’s Explanation of Health Insurance Takes Some Somersaults

Kaiser Health News

Still, “we know from surveys and other data that, even 10 years on, a lot of people are unaware there are premium subsidies available through ACA marketplaces,” said Sabrina Corlette , co-director of the Center on Health Insurance Reform at Georgetown University. 1 and runs until Jan. 16 in most states.

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Health insurers ignore surprise billing decisions, providers allege

Healthcare Dive

Payers didn’t reimburse doctors in more than half of arbitration award cases, according to a survey from clinician group Americans for Fair Health Care.

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Venteur Secures $7.6M for Personalized Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: Venteur , the digital health startup helping companies provide personalized health insurance options to their employees, has closed a seed funding round at $7.6 Using Venteur’s platform, employers provide pre-tax dollars to buy health insurance.