Starting next March, all insurers and employers will have to make it easier for consumers faced with the ordeal of picking a health plan.
The 2010 health care law hits small business with a barrage of inequities. Among the most egregious is the health insurance tax (HIT) that will bludgeon small business.
Bundling provides incentives for providers to differentiate product and price and enables purchasers and payers to compare and contrast offerings.
Cars have sticker prices, ketchup bottles have nutrition facts labels and soon health plans will get coverage labels, too.
In a system that generates income by providing more and more services, the only party currently paying attention to the necessary care question is the government and employers. Shouldn’t people receiving the care have the greatest say in...
Senior Fellow for Health and Economics, National Federation of Independent Business Research Foundation
Health Economist, London School of Economics
Vice President and Director, Altarum Center for Sustainable Health Spending