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Our Top Blog Posts From August 2016

posted by Alicia Caramenico

on September 9, 2016

With September here, let’s take a look at some of August’s greatest hits. While Congress was away for summer recess, we recognized the importance of immunizations and preventive care and explained premium stabilization programs.

 

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What is Risk Adjustment and How to Strengthen It

Risk adjustment is designed to spread risk among health plans to help prevent “adverse selection” – or, in simpler terms, risk adjustment helps protect patients who need care.

 

Blog_OrangePromoting The Power of Prevention

In a guest post, Marilyn Tavenner shares a few examples that show why consumers should take advantage of preventive care benefits.

 

 

Blog_BlueHarvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation’s Mobile Market Initiative

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care’s fleet of mobile farmer’s markets bring fresh, local fruits and vegetables to low-income communities, removing availability and cost barriers. Access to nutritious food helps to prevent and manage many chronic diseases.

 

Blog_PinkFinancial Security in Retirement: Q&A with Bankers Life President

Scott Goldberg, president of Bankers Life, spoke with AHIP about how Boomers can find peace of mind about their financial security and steps they should take to plan for their retirement years.

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