Displaying items tagged: Willis Towers Watson plc
Health insurers prepare to shift course, factor COVID costs into rates
Costs to test, treat and vaccinate members for COVID-19 drove sharp earnings declines last year for Priority Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, and both intend to work ongoing pandemic-related expenses into their rate requests for next year.
As high-deductible health plans gain steam, more employers demand cost shopping tools
A few years back, employers seldom asked about what they could do to make their employees better shoppers for health care.
TranscendAHP helps Michigan small businesses access large group policies
Two trade groups debuted a new association health plan for Michigan small businesses as employers prepare to enter the annual open enrollment period for 2019 health insurance policies.
Deal with Cigna Corp. expands Priority Health’s out-of-state network
GRAND RAPIDS — A deal with a business unit of national commercial health insurance carrier Cigna Corp. enables Priority Health to offer employers with employees outside of Michigan a far broader care network.
Employers turn to new ways to control health benefits costs, beyond shifting the burden
As employers face moderate increases in premiums for employee health coverage in 2018, they’re again studying different tactics to control their costs.
Health coverage costs continue to edge higher for Michigan companies
Small businesses across West Michigan can generally expect to pay moderately more for employee health coverage next year.