Connecture adds DestinationRx to its brand

Connecture, Inc. is adding its trusted DestinationRx® brand to Connecture to enable health plans and insurance agencies using Connecture technology for Medicare shopping, quoting and enrollment to benefit from the positive reputation DestinationRx has earned throughout the industry over the years. Acquired by Connecture in 2013, DestinationRx is highly regarded as the pioneer in drug pricing technology and paved the way for becoming the Medicare market leader. With price transparency of utmost importance in plan selection, ConnectureDRX solutions pair many of the 61 million Americans on Medicare with their best fit Medicare plans.

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If you’ll hit 65 soon and still working, here’s what to do about Medicare

People working for larger companies typically have a choice when they reach age 65. They can stick with their group plan and delay signing up for Medicare without facing penalties down the road, or drop the company option and go with Medicare. Learn more about how ConnectureDRX’s Medicare Retention Suite can keep retirees transitioning to Medicare, loyal to your brand.

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A Decade Marked by Outrage Over Drug Prices

“Price increases that consumers have suffered under the last 10 years have been at a greater rate compared to inflation than we’ve ever seen in this country,” says Jim Yocum, a senior vice president of Connecture DRx, a health data firm.

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The $11M dollar Medicare Tool That Gives Seniors the Wrong Information

The federal government recently redesigned a digital tool that helps seniors navigate complicated Medicare choices, but consumer advocates say it’s malfunctioning with alarming frequency, offering inaccurate cost estimates and creating chaos in some states during the open enrollment period.

More than 60 million people use Medicare, which covers those over 65 and the disabled. Users have to pick their plans annually. The current open enrollment period ends Dec. 7. Medicare advisers — as well as advocates for seniors — worry that the full weight of the tool’s inaccuracies will not be felt until the 2020 coverage year begins and seniors head to pharmacies to fill prescriptions or show up for medical appointments. For many Medicare participants, selections made during open enrollment are irreversible.

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