Posts Tagged ‘healthcare premiums’

Infographic: Healthcare Premium Implications Under New Senate Tax Bill

November 29th, 2017 by Melanie Matthews

The U.S. Senate tax bill’s repeal of the individual health insurance mandate could lead to additional amounts in annual premium payments for 60-year-olds who buy their own coverage in 2019, according to a new analysis from The Commonwealth Fund.

A new infographic by The Commonwealth Fund provides a list of the 10 States where older adults would face the biggest dollar premium increase as a result of the Senate tax bill.

Trends Shaping the Healthcare Industry in 2018: A Strategic Planning SessionUncertainty regarding the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), combined with industry market forces, including consolidations and strategic partnerships, positioning for value-based healthcare, cost containment efforts, an emphasis on technology and efforts to understand and address the whole patient as part of population health management have been the key drivers in the healthcare industry this year.

With the efforts to repeal and replace the ACA now focused on the elimination of the cost-sharing reduction (CSR) payments to insurers and changes to regulations governing association health plans, short-term, limited-duration insurance and health reimbursement arrangements, the healthcare industry can put aside the uncertainty of this year and move forward with the market forces in play.

During Trends Shaping the Healthcare Industry in 2018: A Strategic Planning Session, a 60-minute webinar on December 7th, two industry thought leaders Cynthia Kilroy, principal at Cynthia Kilroy Consulting and Brian Sanderson, managing principal, healthcare services, Crowe Horwath, will provide a roadmap to the key issues, challenges and opportunities for healthcare organizations in 2018.

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Infographic: A Comparison of ACA Marketplace and Employer Health Plan Costs

October 16th, 2015 by Melanie Matthews

Healthcare premium costs for lower-income enrollees in the ACA Marketplace are similar to those with employer coverage, according to The Commonwealth Fund.

A new infographic by The Commonwealth Fund examines the premium levels of marketplace and employer plan enrollees, as well as deductible levels for these segments.

A Comparison of ACA Marketplace and Employer Health Plan Costs

2014 Performance Measures for Individual, Small-Group and Large-Group Risk-Based Plans

Commercial Health Plan Market Metrics provides a snapshot of the rapidly evolving commercial risk health insurance market, by assessing the impact of the individual mandate, exchanges and other Affordable Care Act initiatives. Filled with charts and statistics applying metrics such as membership, premium revenue and claims expenses, it measures which plans made profits—and how profitable they were—in various segments of this market during the first full year of ACA implementation.

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Infographic: Impact of ACA’s Age Rating Restrictions

January 16th, 2013 by Patricia Donovan

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) strictly limits how much healthcare premiums can vary based on a person’s age, which will result in significantly higher premiums for younger individuals and families. This increases the likelihood that younger, healthier people will choose to wait to purchase health insurance until after they get sick or injured, thus driving up costs for everyone else.

A new infographic from America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) highlights the impact of the ACA’s age rating restrictions.

ACA age rating

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