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2098 Market Access Reports

Against a backdrop of rising unemployment and businesses trying to cut...
Against a backdrop of rising unemployment and businesses trying to cut healthcare costs, health plans in Pennsylvania are increasing their offerings of individual products and fielding group plans with higher deductibles well into the thousands of dollars. At the same time, Gov. Ed Rendell's...
The recession is making a big impact on health plans in the Carolinas-commercial...
The recession is making a big impact on health plans in the Carolinas-commercial plans predict enrollment will drop in the coming months and Medicaid rolls already are increasing. Employers are changing benefits to make health coverage more affordable-drug copays are going up and health plans are...
Economic forces have put pressure on the budgets of Missouri and Kansas, putting...
Economic forces have put pressure on the budgets of Missouri and Kansas, putting health reforms in the backseat for 2009. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon wants to restore some residents cut from Medicaid in 2005 and expand the State Children's Health Insurance Program with help from federal stimulus...
The struggling economy in Florida, burdened by the bust of the real estate and...
The struggling economy in Florida, burdened by the bust of the real estate and construction boom, resulted in enrollment losses in 2008 and is all but sure to continue into 2009. Insurers are reacting with new products geared to the individual markets and with narrow-network products. The Cover...
Maryland lawmakers are considering ways to extend health insurance coverage...
Maryland lawmakers are considering ways to extend health insurance coverage despite a budget deficit and national efforts to extend health benefits. In Virginia, lawmakers turned back an attempt to legislate coverage of autism disorders and were considering a move to exempt some small businesses...
At a time when many states are looking to pare back healthcare programs as a way...
At a time when many states are looking to pare back healthcare programs as a way to close budget deficits, Wisconsin is taking the opposite route. Despite facing a gloomy nationwide economic forecast and a staggering $5.7 billion two-year state budget deficit, state lawmakers are crafting plans to...
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield will have to change part of its formulary strategy...
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield will have to change part of its formulary strategy as CMS prepares to ban the practice of reference-based drug pricing, used to boost generic utilization. The national recession is sending its shockwaves in all directions, but in urban New York, Aetna is targeting...
Changes in Oregon's regulation of small-group health plans are causing major...
Changes in Oregon's regulation of small-group health plans are causing major fluctuations in rates for some groups, and creating opportunities for companies willing to respond to the new realities of the market. The economic downturn is also having its effects in all segments of the healthcare...
The HealthLeaders-InterStudy Market Analyst team analyzes major developments at...
The HealthLeaders-InterStudy Market Analyst team analyzes major developments at the nation’s publicly held health plans each quarter through their financial releases and conference call transcripts. The summaries focus on state highlights, product news and significant corporate...
The HealthLeaders-InterStudy Market Analyst team analyzes major developments at...
The HealthLeaders-InterStudy Market Analyst team analyzes major developments at the nation’s publicly held health plans each quarter through their financial releases and conference call transcripts. The summaries focus on state highlights, product news and significant corporate...
The HealthLeaders-InterStudy Market Analyst team analyzes major developments at...
The HealthLeaders-InterStudy Market Analyst team analyzes major developments at the nation’s publicly held health plans each quarter through their financial releases and conference call transcripts. The summaries focus on state highlights, product news and significant corporate...
The HealthLeaders-InterStudy Market Analyst team analyzes major developments at...
The HealthLeaders-InterStudy Market Analyst team analyzes major developments at the nation’s publicly held health plans each quarter through their financial releases and conference call transcripts. The summaries focus on state highlights, product news and significant corporate...
The HealthLeaders-InterStudy Market Analyst team analyzes major developments at...
The HealthLeaders-InterStudy Market Analyst team analyzes major developments at the nation’s publicly held health plans each quarter through their financial releases and conference call transcripts. The summaries focus on state highlights, product news and significant corporate...
The HealthLeaders-InterStudy Market Analyst team analyzes major developments at...
The HealthLeaders-InterStudy Market Analyst team analyzes major developments at the nation’s publicly held health plans each quarter through their financial releases and conference call transcripts. The summaries focus on state highlights, product news and significant corporate...
The HealthLeaders-InterStudy Market Analyst team analyzes major developments at...
The HealthLeaders-InterStudy Market Analyst team analyzes major developments at the nation’s publicly held health plans each quarter through their financial releases and conference call transcripts. The summaries focus on state highlights, product news and significant corporate...
Economic turmoil is nothing new in Michigan, where the auto industry's woes...
Economic turmoil is nothing new in Michigan, where the auto industry's woes continue to get worse, and job losses and layoffs continue to shrink the healthcare market. Against that backdrop, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has begun to raise rates and lay off employees, competitors are...
Texas possesses the worst uninsured rate in the nation not just for adults, but...
Texas possesses the worst uninsured rate in the nation not just for adults, but children. One in five Texas children lacks health benefits, even though many qualify for Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program. If the Texas Legislature gives its blessing, the Lone Star State could...
As a former boom state in the midst of the bust, Arizona's healthcare...
As a former boom state in the midst of the bust, Arizona's healthcare economy is taking a bigger hit than other areas of the country. One plan is a likely acquisition target. While the biggest insurers kept premium increases around medical trend-from 10 percent to 12 percent-for this year,...
Commercial membership in California health plans dropped by 12 percent in the...
Commercial membership in California health plans dropped by 12 percent in the first six months of 2008, according to data from HealthLeaders-InterStudy, and insurers are bracing for an additional drop as they cope with job losses and their impact on health benefits. A trend toward increased...
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