The Health Decision Support Tools community showcases the latest news and innovative tools employers offer to their workforce population to educate and aid the employee to make better health care decisions and life choices.
According to 2015 FAIR Health survey estimates, half of U.S. consumers consider their out-of-pocket medical costs higher than they expected. A third of those surveyed felt that costs were much higher than anticipated.
Consumer-driven plans are pushing employees toward a new role in health care – from “My doctor knows best, and insurance will pay for it” to “Am I making the best choice for my health and my wallet?”
By engaging Millennials, health care sector leaders can plan a future when individual consumers can manage their own health insurance purchases, provider choices, benefits and expenditures simply and cost-effectively.
More than 14.1 million people nationwide have signed up for health insurance since enrollment under the Affordable Care Act opened in October 2013, and, in the same period, an additional 2.3 million young people have gained insurance through their parents’ health care coverage. Overall, the national uninsured rate is estimated
Physician transparency platform significantly reduces overall health care costs for businesses
Provider finder with cost estimator helps retail members access provider information and compare and estimate health care costs
Fifty percent of consumers surprised by out-of-pocket medical expenses
As the IHC Froum West kicked off last week, Monocle Health Data released its white paper examining the health care transparency revolution.
Major discrepancies exist between patient preferences and the medical care they receive for many common conditions. Shared decision making (SDM) is a process where a patient and clinician faced with more than one medically acceptable treatment option jointly decide which option is best based on
The Center for Health Transformation, along with nearly 40 of its members, met to develop tripartisan solutions for payment reform. These solutions will provide better overall health and better care outcomes at lower costs to Americans.