Access & Affordability

Coverage and utilization of telemedicine services by enrollees in large employer plans

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Coverage and utilization of telemedicine services by enrollees in large employer plans

Telemedicine – the delivery of health services by providers at remote locations, such as through video conferencing or remote monitoring – has been seen as a way to possibly improve access to care while lowering costs. There is also potential for telemedicine, often referred to as telehealth, to expand access to care for people in […]

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An analysis of out-of-network claims in large employer health plans

An analysis of out-of-network claims in large employer health plans

Being unable to afford health care when it is needed is one of the major worries of families, even those with insurance.  Overall cost sharing (i.e., deductibles, copayments, and coinsurance) has been increasing in employer plans, and enrollees who use …