As dry as the decision may appear, insurers literally have millions of dollars on the line when CMS comes knocking. That makes picking the right auditor, and doing so the first time, absolutely critical.
As long as employer-sponsored benefits are here to stay, one technology company wants to be a modern kind of broker and HR service. It may or may not spell an early retirement wave for a generation of insurance producers.
It's turning out to be a problematic year for health insurance IT management. Another Blue Cross insurer company has been hacked, and this time it seems that subscriber medical information was exposed.
Despite a proliferation of digital health companies, payers, providers and patients have many unmet needs. The Pacific Northwest's oldest insurer is trying to help find new ideas, outside the industry.