healthcare costs

Retailers and PBMs Laud Generic/Biosimilar Savings
Retailers and PBMs Laud Generic/Biosimilar SavingsSavings from generic and biosimilar drugs are making PBMs and pharmacies, as well as patients, happy.
Small Drops in Vaccination Rates Could Cause Big Increases in Health-Care CostsA 5% drop in MMR vaccine use could lead to as much as $4.1 million in health-care costs.
Three ways payers can help consumers make wise healthcare decisionsPayers can facilitate action on the part of physicians to appreciate the growing awareness and financial responsibility of their patients and to better use a shared decision-making approach. Here’s three ways how.
Three attributes of successful healthcare cost transparency toolsMany healthcare organizations’ cost transparency tools fall short on goals and member usage because they fail to incorporate these critical elements.
What to do About Rising Health-Care Costs?
What to do About Rising Health-Care Costs?Taking a clear-eyed look at the cost of health care can reduce waste.
Survey: Healthcare price transparency tools underutilizedManaged Healthcare Executive’s 2017 Technology Survey findings reveal that tools to help consumers estimate the cost of healthcare may be underutilized. Here’s what UnitedHealthcare is doing about that.
Opinion: Health reformers overlook areas that could reduce most costsNone of Trump’s plans, such as repealing parts of Obamacare or expanding HSAs, will rein in the rising cost of healthcare.
Three healthcare questions to consider as election 2016 approachesIt’s time to step back and assess how the election could impact the managed care industry.
Top 10 states with the best healthcare
Top 10 states with the best healthcareHere are the top 10 states that deliver the best healthcare services, according to personal-finance website WalletHub.
Health costs rise for diabetes patientsHealthcare spending for people with diabetes rose nearly 6% in 2014, according to a new study. Find out what contributed to the rise.