Topic: Rising Healthcare Costs

    Health insurance market may soon split according to healthy, sick
    By Alex Tolbert on April 2, 2018

    Individual mandate changes to affect individual market   For most consumers, 2019 feels pretty far away. But in the insurance world, it’s...

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    Three ways Congress could reduce health care costs in the U.S.
    By Alex Tolbert on March 12, 2018

    Employers teaming up to address healthcare America’s legislators have been debating health policy for years, but very few proposals have...

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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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    Three reasons for rising health insurance premiums
    By Alex Tolbert on July 5, 2016

    Tennessee marketplace consumers may experience some sticker shock when they try to sign up for health insurance plans during open enrollment this...

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    The link between your salary and health insurance
    By Alex Tolbert on June 21, 2016

    Is your health insurance plan costing you a raise? The majority of Americans have employer-based health coverage, but not everyone understands...

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    3 things Tennessee health care consumers can expect in 2017
    By Alex Tolbert on June 8, 2016

    Three insurance companies have filed in Tennessee to sell 2017 health plans on the Affordable Care Act marketplace. BlueCross BlueShield of...

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    Healthcare consumers put more 'skin in the game'
    By Alex Tolbert on May 23, 2016

    New proposals are being considered in Tennessee and neighboring states to reform Medicaid programs using cost-sharing. These ideas may be novel...

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