The Pre-Thanksgiving Weekly Wrap!

Posted on Nov 21, 2014 9:30:00 AM by Ali Desjardin

Welcome to the Pre-Thanksgiving weekly wrap! Here are this week’s best articles from the insurance and health care fields! #ICYMI

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The Weekly Wrap: November 14th, 2014

Posted on Nov 14, 2014 1:00:00 PM by Ali Desjardin

Welcome to the Weekly Wrap! Your time to catch up on some of the best articles of this week in health care and wellness! ICYMI!

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Restructuring Health Care Benefits: What It Means for Employees

Posted on Nov 13, 2014 1:02:00 PM by Ali Desjardin

Since announcing its intent to restructure their employee’s healthcare benefits, Harvard has dealt with a bit of a scandal (where’s Olivia Pope when you need her?). In an effort to curb growing health care costs, Harvard introduced co-insurance and deductibles to medical plans offered to non-union employees. Though the changes - which include 10% co-insurance and an annual deductible of $250 for some services - are modest relative to national standards, the cost-sharing structure signals a change from the university’s previous benefits offerings, which covered services at no charge to employees enrolled in HMO plans and provided full coverage for in-network services for POS and PPO subscribers.

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