Month: June 2021

Deductibles on Health Plans continue to rise!

Since 2017 the increase in cost share to plan members have sharply increased.  Here is a report by Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield. Cost-shares continue to climb Annual cost increases are evident in cost-shares—deductibles, out-of-pocket maximums, coinsurance and copays—which have moved higher for most groups, placing a greater burden on employees. The graph below shows …

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Medicare Telehealth Services

When the pandemic hit, almost everything was thrown into disarray. Businesses were shut down, employees were forced to work from home, and medical offices had to adapt various new practices to safely see patients. Fortunately, modern technology has improved the quality of care when remote visits are the only option. Telehealth is the practice of …

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