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2014-07-17 23:08:02

Private Exchanges: The New Business Model for Insurers and Employers, the latest report in Atlantic Information Services’s Management Insight Series, examines the details of how private exchanges work, which models are most successful at gaining members, and the pros and cons for insurers of taking part in nonproprietary exchanges versus building their own. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Leading health business information publisher Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is...

2014-07-14 23:08:04

In a July 23 webinar, participants will get the latest information on the use of FAIR Health data and other data sources for determining how to pay out-of-network providers in ACOs, exchanges and narrow networks. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 In building products for public and private insurance exchanges, carriers emphasized lower-cost narrow-network products, accountable care organizations (ACOs) and other models. As expected, consumers generally chose coverage based on price,...

2014-07-10 23:09:16

With preliminary results from duals programs now available, this upcoming virtual conference from Atlantic Information Services will provide an overview of how they’re working and solutions to remaining problems. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is pleased to announce its upcoming virtual conference, “Dual-Eligibles Programs: Initial Results, Successes and Remaining Challenges.” During this Sept. 17 program, 11 of the nation’s top...

2014-07-09 23:10:16

The July issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Report on Patient Privacy takes a look at a settlement against a health system that left boxes of patient files on a former doctor’s driveway. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 When doctors retire, someone has to take responsibility for their patient files – both keeping them secure and making them available to other providers when needed for patient care. The July issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Report on Patient...

2014-07-02 23:09:25

The July issue of Atlantic Information Services’s ACO Business News reports on remarks given by payer and provider representatives who spoke at last month’s National Accountable Care Organization Summit in Washington, D.C. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Most value-based contracts with commercial insurers still feature shared savings and rewards for higher quality, but payers are eager to evolve those agreements so that they include more risk for primary care providers, and also...

2014-06-27 23:09:39

In a July 9 webinar from Atlantic Information Services, participants will hear three executives with extensive experience in small-group insurance discuss health plan strategies for this dynamically changing marketplace. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 With the fall enrollment period just a few months away, small employers are taking a hard look at premium increases and evaluating the pros and cons of new health insurance options available to them. The July 9 Atlantic Information...

2014-06-25 23:11:33

Industry consultants tell Atlantic Information Services’ Medicare Advantage News that the issues identified by CMS demonstrate the importance the agency places on drug-access and grievance-handling issues. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Last month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) suspended immediately and indefinitely Capital BlueCross marketing to and enrollment of new members in its Medicare Advantage (MA) and stand-along Prescription Drug Plan (PDP)...

2014-06-17 23:12:51

In a June 26 webinar, two national authorities on Medicare Advantage and Part D will dissect the specific implications of upcoming CMS-mandated changes and present strategies for dealing with them from both operational and financial angles. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 CMS’s recent final Medicare Advantage and Part D rule imposes a number of key new requirements that will impact MA and Part D plans in 2015 and beyond. Among the changes ahead: unprecedented disclosures of pricing...

2014-06-11 23:09:52

In apparent defiance of government regulations, many HIPAA covered entities are not offering patients the option of receiving an electronic copy of their medical records, finds the June issue of Atlantic Information Services’ Report on Patient Privacy. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 In apparent defiance of final Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) regulations, many Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) covered entities...

2014-06-09 23:09:49

In an upcoming webinar from Atlantic Information Services, participants will learn the pros and cons of different ancillary products and different strategies for selling them on private insurance exchanges. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 As private exchanges become fully integrated as a popular distribution channel for health insurance, they also are becoming staging platforms for insurers to sell a wide range of ancillary products — dental, vision, short- and long-term...


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