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Insurers Promise to Keep Covering Preventative Services

Insurers Promise to Keep Covering Preventative Services

Most health insurers plan to continue offering free preventative care services despite a federal judge having imposed a nationwide injunction on an Affordable Care Act requirement that these services are covered with no out-of-pocket costs on the part of patients,...

Smallest Firms See Largest Health Insurance Hikes

Smallest Firms See Largest Health Insurance Hikes

A new report has found that small businesses that purchase their group health insurance online or through payroll vendors saw the largest premium hikes in 2022, significantly higher than those that went through brokers. Overall rates for employers with 10 or fewer...

Upcoming Webinar – Are You Insured For Miracles?

Upcoming Webinar – Are You Insured For Miracles?

Are You Insured For Miracles? Preparing Your Health Plan for the Gene & Cellular Therapy Revolution Join us for a Free Webinar on Tuesday, May 2nd from 12-1:30pm SHRM Credit Available Register Now Modern medicine is advancing like never before with new "miracle"...

Making Your Voluntary Benefits Program a Success

Making Your Voluntary Benefits Program a Success

Both employers and employees have much to gain from a solid voluntary benefits program.  For employees, being able to enroll in an insurance product through a workplace voluntary benefits program offers them the advantage of group pricing, the convenience of...

The Beacon – April 12, 2023

The Beacon – April 12, 2023

MZQ Beacon Alert - April 12, 2023 In this Edition: "On April 10th, 2023, President Biden signed H.J. Res. 7 into law, thereby ending the national state of emergency related to COVID-19 that was declared under the National Emergencies Act." Download the report to learn...

How to Educate Employees on Their Healthcare Plan

The health insurance industry standard is to host an open-enrollment meeting once per year, but we’ve seen firsthand that that isn’t enough. Knowledge is the foundation of employees engaging in their healthcare plan, and 20 minutes every 12 months doesn’t provide adequate time for true understanding.

The Risk Report – April 2023

The Risk Report – April 2023

Download Volume 5, Issue 4 of The Risk Report In this Edition: Judge Deals Blow to Preventative Care Coverage Under ACA Moves Afoot to Improve Prior Authorization Times Making Voluntary Benefits a Success Small Firms See Larger Premium Hikes Unless They Do This...

Insurers Make Changes to Prior Approvals Ahead of Rulemaking

Insurers Make Changes to Prior Approvals Ahead of Rulemaking

After the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposed new rules aimed at streamlining the prior approval process for most health plans in the U.S., a number of the country's largest insurers announced their own steps to improve the process. UnitedHealthcare...

Judge Deals Blow to Preventative Care Coverage under ACA

Judge Deals Blow to Preventative Care Coverage under ACA

A recent decision by a federal judge in Texas to issue an injunction on a pivotal part of the Affordable Care Act requiring insurers to offer certain types of free preventative care, has raised concerns that some health plans will stop paying for these services....