Telehealth is here to stay, so why won’t employees sign up?

Employers have welcomed telehealth benefits with open arms, but they’re having a hard time getting employees to share their enthusiasm. Almost 75% of major employers offered some type of telehealth benefit in 2018, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation Employee Health … Read More

Families with large-employer health plans spend almost $8k a year on health care

The Kaiser Family Foundation finds that from 2008 to 2018, average premiums for a family on a large employer health plan increased 55 percent, while average cost-sharing increased 70 percent. (Image: Shutterstock) Those with access to employer-sponsored health plans have … Read More

What are the Social Determinants of Health?

What are the Social Determinants of Health? Social determinants of health are factors in the environment where people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age. While our overall health and well-being is affected by access to good health care … Read More

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Providers Aren’t Preparing Patients for Out of Pocket Costs

How much responsibility do providers have for the dramatic uptick in surprise bills over the last few years? The lack of cost transparency has long been an issue in health care, but it has been exacerbated in recent years by … Read More