Skinny Networks are Being Offered to Reduce Costs

As the 2015 benefits enrollment season approaches and employers gear up for their second year of coverage mandates, as outlined in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, it seems some employers still offer non-compliant health plans. A survey released in August by the National Business Group on Health revealed 16 percent of large employers […]

The Skinny on Narrow Health Care Networks

Lots of people shopping in the new health care marketplaces this year picked health plans that limited their choice of doctors and hospitals. The plans were popular because they tended to cost less than more conventional plans that covered nearly every health care provider in a region. The proliferation of these more limited plans, called […]