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Our Top Blog Posts From January 2017

posted by Alicia Caramenico

on February 1, 2017

With the start of 2017 already behind us, let’s take a look at some of January’s greatest hits. From the digital transformation of health care to the consequences of the health insurance tax (HIT), we tackled some important topics throughout the month.

mhealth-wruThe Next Generation of Health Care Apps

Health insurance plans are on the lookout for lessons they can apply to their mobile apps that allow consumers  to measure, monitor, and improve their health like never before.

 

money-wruWhy We Need to Repeal the Health Insurance Tax Now

Consumers want affordability. Whether we’re buying a new cell phone, a refrigerator, or a car, all of us look for the best deals we can find. That’s why policymakers are keenly focused on lowering premiums for millions of American consumers.

 

sleep-wruSleep Your Way to Better Health

Starting 2017 with a resolution to get 7-9 hours of sleep is good for you, your employer, and your colleagues. Sleep deprivation was the motivator to create Thrive Global, which Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington hopes will shift our culture to one that prioritizes health and well-being.


ltc-wruDon’t Underestimate the Value of Long-Term Care Insurance

Many people underestimate their likelihood of needing need long-term care (LTC) and how much that care will cost. People have a 50 percent chance of needing LTC at some point in life, and about 30 percent of people who do may need care for five years or more.

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