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Category: "American Health Care Act"

08/27/17

  10:38:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 180 words,  
Categories: American Health Care Act

Effective Wellness Addresses the Costliest Chronic Conditions

MedBen WellLiving focuses on preventing chronic conditions in order to reduce gaps in employee care… as well as lowering the corresponding costs that make up a big chunk of employer health care spending. A recent International Foundation of Employee… more »

08/10/17

  04:12:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 251 words,  
Categories: American Health Care Act

Doctor-Patient Relationship Helps Mind and Body Alike

The advantages of preventive care usually focus on the physical aspects of regular wellness exams, such as reducing the risk of heart disease and cancer. But there's also a mental component that shouldn't be overlooked – and which MedBen WellLiving's… more »

06/28/17

  02:44:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 235 words,  
Categories: American Health Care Act

Saving Solutions for "Combination" Drugs

The popularity of specialty drugs is a major factor in health care spending growth, and while there may be no simple solution for controlling their costs, there are steps that employers can take. At our MedBen University roundtables, President & COO… more »

05/25/17

  08:28:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 212 words,  
Categories: American Health Care Act

June Deadlines for CJR Participants

MedBen Analytics clients should note that several important deadlines are approaching for hospitals participating in comprehensive care for joint replacement (CJR): June 8, 2017 -- Last day to submit Calculation Error Form Clients who have received a… more »

05/05/17

  11:11:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 329 words,  
Categories: News, Health Care Reform, Self-funding, American Health Care Act

AHCA Clears House Hurdle, But Faces Uphill Senate Battle

It took a lot of old-fashioned wheeling and dealing, but on May 4 the Republican block of the House of Representatives managed to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA) with 217 "yea" votes ‒ just one vote above the minimum number required for… more »