What's in store for insurers offering Medicare Advantage plans? They can expect more competition and less reimbursement. With more competition comes the need for insurers to keep operating costs low while maintaining compliance with regulations, said Robert Tracy (pictured), senior business director of government products at Independent Health.
With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act recently getting the green light by the U.S. Supreme Court, expansion of one of its key tenets--the patient-centered medical home (PCMH)--has now reached a tipping point of having broad private- and public-sector support.
After a battle over making health insurance rate filings public, UnitedHealth and five other insurers have agreed to stop fighting that their rate increase requests are trade secretes. UnitedHealth