Blue Shield of California is once again following through on its promise to limit annual profits and rebate its customers with excess funds.
In a new final rule issued Friday, the Department of Health & Human Services is requiring that insurers inform their members that the rebate checks are a result of the Obama administration's health reform law.
Insurers are going to be rebating more than $1 billion to consumers as a result of the health reform law's medical-loss ratio (MLR) provision, which requires the companies to pay rebates if they...
Insurers should thank their lucky stars that the reform law's medical-loss ratio (MLR) provision wasn't implemented in 2010. If it was in effect, they would have rebated almost $2 billion to
Insurers managing Medicare Advantage plans provide varying degrees of rebates and additional benefits to their members based on geographical location, according to a report from healthcare consulting
Insurers must start disclosing information regarding insurance coverage they provide to their consumers and, if they spend less than 80 percent of premium dollars on healthcare, they must rebate
Even if insurers meet the medical-loss ratio (MLR) threshold, they will still have to explain to consumers how their premium dollars are spent under the final MLR rule released Dec. 2 by the
Health plans better get used to justifying their rate increases now that the Obama administration wants to review premium increases of 10 percent or more, Lynn Shapiro Snyder, senior member of