Health insurance companies like Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana have a long history of trying to slow down the rapidly rising cost of healthcare. Over the years, a variety of strategies have emerged. Frankly, we’ve tried lots of stuff. When a company comes to us because their employee […]
I can’t help but notice some folks talking on our social media about eye-popping price increases. I’m hearing talk of premiums doubling, or even tripling, since last year. What’s the story with this?
First of all, let’s set the record straight: if you were allowed to continue into 2016 the policy […]
Jan. 15, 2016, is an important date if you are buying health insurance coverage on healthcare.gov. It means, as of this posting (Monday, Jan. 11, 2016), you have four days to make a decision to get a plan for February 1, 2016. If you don’t hit buy and select a […]
The Difference Among PPO, HMO and High-Value Networks
PPO, HMO, HV – health insurance is a mess of acronyms. Even if you’ve had health insurance for years, you may not know what this alphabet soup really means. I can help with that.
In general, Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) networks seek to include […]