In a recent Bloomberg article, the writers show how prescription drug prices are moving up at a rate at least four times CPI inflation. Connecture data used to help construct Bloomberg’s new Drug Price Index.
A recent article from CNN highlights the obstacles many people with Type 1 diabetes face when it comes to rising drug costs (particularly insulin, in this case). Connecture’s prescription drug data was used and cited in the article.
The Connecture Team was in San Diego last month for the AHIP Institute & Expo — one of the biggest healthcare events of the year. During the three-day event, our own Jeff Surges took the stage with our client Jerry Eichhorst from USAA, to talk about the future of healthcare consumerism. A reporter from Healthcare Finance attended the session and wrote a recap of Jeff’s remarks.
Medicare Advantage plans are realizing that increased competition means they need to keep members engaged year-round. In this article published in AIS Health’s Radar on Medicare Advantage, our own Jeff Surges provides his insight on what carriers need to think about when it comes to an effective engagement strategy. Our client Geisinger Health Plan is also featured in this piece.
Employee Benefit News interviewed the Hy-Vee and Connecture teams about their recent partnership and the impact of Hy-Vee’s new benefits marketplace.
One new idea on mitigating higher drug prices is to require the posting of costs in Rx advertising. This Kaiser Health News article provides illustrative examples of how this might look for the 10 drugs with the highest annual ad spend. Connecture data used.
SmartBrief spoke with Connecture President and CEO Jeff Surges about the roots of healthcare consumerism and key steps health plans can take to empower consumers.
Rising drug costs in America remain a top concern for millions of people, and an increasingly political issue. In this story originally published in Kaiser Health News and reposted in the Washington Post (and also featuring data from Connecture’s DrugCompare tool), the journalist focuses on a specific drugmaker, increases in...
Connecture client Hy-Vee – an employee-owned corporation operating more than 245 retail stores across eight Midwestern states – recently launched a version of our Smart Choices Marketplace technology, offering almost a dozen elective benefit options to more than 58,000 part-time Hy-Vee employees. Local news coverage captured their story and their perspective on...
Hy-Vee Part-time Smart Choices Marketplace offers intuitive, affordable benefit options
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (May 1, 2018) — Hy-Vee, Inc. and its subsidiary, Midwest Heritage, in conjunction with Connecture, a web-based platform for health insurance distribution, have a new part-time employee benefits program for Hy-Vee employees.
The first of...