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.
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.
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.
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.
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.