From Inside Health Insurance Exchanges - Interest in private exchanges — once seen as the next evolution of employee benefits — continues to plunge among large employers, according to the results of a survey released Aug. 9 by the National Business Group on Health (NBGH). Private exchange operators, however, say interest in exchanges hasn’t faded. For 2016, just 4% of surveyed employers said they had transitioned their active workers to a private exchange. And no large employers responding to the survey are moving to a private exchange for 2017, according to the report. Read more
From Inside Health Insurance Exchanges - With federal funding drained and enrollment levels lower than projected, state-based exchanges (SBEs) have boosted administrative fees, capped staffing levels and are introducing products to bring in new revenue. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) required SBEs to be self-sustaining by Jan. 1, 2015. Read more
From AIS's Value-Based Care News - Accountable care organizations and patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs) increasingly are leveraging pharmacists to help manage their highest-risk patients, not just in an effort to reduce drug spending, but as a way to identify and mitigate pharmaceutical-based risk factors for adverse events. Read more
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