high-deductible insurance plan

Are high-value health plans the wave of the future?As the destiny of Obamacare takes center stage, two researchers have proposed the next-generation of HSAs-HDHPs, a new way to design health insurance plans that could win bipartisan support.
High-deductible health plans: hidden costs
High-deductible health plans: hidden costsMost payers and employers now offer high-deductible health plans (HDHPs), but questions remain regarding whether these options will actually help plans save on healthcare costs.
High-deductible health plans: a brief historyWhile the introduction of the Health Insurance Marketplace plans in 2014 has accelerated the trend of more Americans with HDHPs, the number of such plans was already increasing before then.
Three ways the health insurance industry must evolveAmong the most significant changes today is the transformation of patients to health consumers. Here's how plans and providers should adapt.
Eight ways to retain high-deductible membersHigh-deductible plans are often used by relatively healthy people with a small chance of exceeding the plan's annual deductible. These individuals have little loyalty to their plans. Here are eight ways health plans can create "stickiness" to keep members happy.
Demand for price transparency growsThe demand for price transparency in healthcare continues to grow, spurred in part by the increase of high-deductible healthcare plans.
Winning patients over while asking for moneyHow to equip staff to actually ask patients for payment.
High deductibles: why physicians must adjust how they practiceAccelerated by the Affordable Care Act, high-deductible health plans have emerged as a major trend in healthcare. Placing more financial responsibility on patients for medical services has a direct impact on physician practices.
Two new studies paint different portrait of employer trends under ACAWhile one study finds up to 80% of mid-sized employers are increasing the employee share of health insurance deductibles and co-pays, another finds the amount of employee contributions has declined in the past few years.
Why primary care physicians are seeing fewer patientsPrimary care physicians face an increasing amount of administrative burdens throughout their workday that distract from patient encounters, including prior authorizations and payer requests.