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Drug Costs Remain in the Political Spotlight

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...

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Hy-Vee Now Offering Health Insurance Benefits to Part-Time Employees

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...

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An Unlikely Treatment for a Rare Disease

Journalist Sarah Jane Tribble wrote a fascinating piece for the Washington Post that uses Connecture drug data and spotlights the Orphan Drug Korlym. This drug has a controversial origin as “the abortion pill,” but is also used to treat Cushing’s syndrome…and its price has shot up.

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3 Critical Lessons for FMOs in the Medicare World

Earlier this month, Connecture hosted its first-ever FMO Council Meeting in its Chicago Innovation Hub. Connecture SVP and broker expert Joe Donlan writes about that experience and his three biggest takeaways from that session.

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The Bright Future of Non-Traditional Benefits

Health insurance is always making headlines these days, particularly as Washington continues to debate over the ACA. But what about the non-traditional benefits that don’t get nearly as much coverage? Our own Amy Christofis explore this topic and their future.

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3 Medicare Shopping Secrets

Last month, Connecture hosted a webinar with Deft Research to unveil findings from the AEP 2018. In a piece for ThinkAdvisor, journalist Allison Bell discusses some of the learnings from the webinar and implications for carriers and members alike.

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