March 30, 2020 | As the Coronavirus continues to cause illness and hospitalization, health care experts are receiving a larger set of data to work with, and they’re better able to understand the virus that has caused a world-wide pandemic. This data includes the fees associated with a COVID-19 diagnosis and hospitalization. The Medliminal® team put out an article last week addressing the large medical costs associated with COVID-19 that could potentially surpass $20,000 per employee. That number has now increased, according to a patient named Danni Askini.
March 26, 2020 | Like many other companies, the Medliminal team is working remotely during this uncertain time. There are pros and cons to working from home, so we thought we'd share our tips and tricks to help you or your company get through this period of working remotely.
March 19, 2020 | On March 13th, the Kaiser Family Foundation released a brief that delves into the costs surrounding COVID-19. The findings highlight the steep expenses that may plague employer health plans and their enrollees.
March 7, 2020 | A new report on health care spending trends reveals that in 2018, health care prices continued to rise for American consumers. However, along with a decrease in the rate of growth, there was an increase in utilization.
January 28, 2020 | Consumers are increasingly shopping around for health care coverage, they're especially seeking plans with affordable payment choices, according to the AccessOne Patient Finance Survey, "How healthcare cost information and payment options affect patient behavior."
January 8, 2020 | Each new year brings with it both predicted, and unpredictable, changes and transformations. The health care and benefits industries are no different, especially with technology advancing at such a rapid place.
January 7, 2020 | As the younger generations are exploring adulthood and developing opinions, the world is changing with them. One of the most discussed "adult" topics right now is health care, and both Millennials and Gen Z have a very clear point of view.
November 26, 2019 | By the end of 2020, a group of 5th Circuit Court judges is expected to make a decision to either invalidate the Affordable Care Act as unconstitutional or uphold it. Given the severity of this decision, the ruling could face legal challenges and end up in the Supreme Court.
October 11, 2019 | According to a new study by the Natural Resources Defense Council and the University of California, San Francisco, published in the journal GeoHealth, the cost of climate change can be measured in health issues—and in billions of dollars.