Topic: Health Insurance Premiums

    Employers, here’s how to maximize your ancillary options
    By Emily Kubis on November 27, 2017

      Use technology to expand your benefits package without rising costs Most employers want to offer a competitive benefits package. But few are...

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    Should your benefits strategy include a Health Reimbursement Arrangement?
    By Emily Kubis on November 22, 2017

      Pros and cons of the ‘self-insured lite’ strategy What is an HRA? A Health Reimbursement Arrangement is a tax-advantaged employer-sponsored...

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    Moderate increases for employer-based premiums
    By Emily Kubis on October 4, 2017

      Rates still rising faster than inflation Premium increases for employer-sponsored health plans rose moderately in 2017, by 4 percent for...

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    Trump, premiums, salaries: Our top blogs of 2016
    By Emily Kubis on December 30, 2016

      A round-up of the year’s most-read blogs

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    Will my marketplace premiums go up in 2017?
    By Emily Kubis on October 26, 2016

      Premiums are rising, but subsidies could offset costs Many consumers may have seen recent headlines that average premiums for health insurance...

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    Three things to know about BlueCross leaving the exchanges
    By Alex Tolbert on October 10, 2016

    Tennessee’s largest insurer, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, announced in late September that it would significantly limit its participation...

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    What young adults need to know about health insurance
    By Alex Tolbert on September 26, 2016

    With the arrival of fall, thousands of college students return to their campuses in Tennessee. While many are studying everything from chemistry...

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    Is Tennessee's insurance marketplace 'near collapse'?
    By Alex Tolbert on September 21, 2016

    After approving big 2017 premium rate hikes for BlueCross BlueShield, Cigna and Humana, Tennessee Department of Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix...

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    How consumers can cope with rising health insurance premiums
    By Alex Tolbert on August 29, 2016

    Consumers have likely seen the headlines that Tennessee health insurers are asking for big premium increases in 2017. On the marketplace,...

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    CMS says reports of marketplace costs are misleading
    By Emily Kubis on August 19, 2016

    Reports ignore financial assistance, according to CMS The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released new marketplace cost data in July,...

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