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Solving the Next “Problem” in Health Insurance Exchanges

Posted by on Oct 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Private exchange adoption is on the rise. Accenture projects by the end of 2016, 12 million employees will enroll through private exchanges, and that number will double in 2017[1]. What kind of technologies and products are being developed to aid the consumer in purchasing insurance on an exchange, and what does the future of exchanges look like? Matthew Mellor, Strenuus’ Chief Executive...

Exploring Network Transparency

Posted by on Apr 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

How do you provide meaningful information to healthcare consumers about the provider networks available to them? The first thing most people shopping for health insurance will ask about a provider network is, “Is my doctor in network?” The ability to answer that question–using a clear and concise method–is the first step in network transparency. The next question that must be...

Proposed Rule Focuses on Provider Networks

Posted by on Jan 25, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

In November 2015, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services released a Proposed Rule, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2017[1], that addressed a variety of issues related to the PPACA and issuers participating on the Federally-Facilitated Exchanges or Marketplaces (FFM). Provider networks continue to be in the limelight with...

5 Recommendations for Building a Successful Integrated Exchange Directory

Posted by on Dec 31, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

An Analysis of the Top Integrated Exchange Provider Directories Clear Choices, a healthcare transparency advocacy effort of the Council for Affordable Health Coverage, released a scorecard for 12 state-based exchanges and in their recent publication, 2016 Health Insurance Exchanges; The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Policy Recommendations to Improve Consumer Choices. One key...

The 2016 Health Insurance Marketplace Landscape

Posted by on Nov 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Open enrollment on the health insurance exchanges has begun and Strenuus Insights has been tracking all the participating carrier and network details for you. See below to bring yourself up-to-date on the evolving 2016 marketplace. To request a detailed, custom report on your market, please contact us at Register now for our webinar, “Five Things You Need to Know...

The New Frontier: The Era of Healthcare Provider Data Transparency

Posted by on Sep 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The consumerization of healthcare is making provider data transparency a priority for CMS. Healthcare reform has brought many changes to the healthcare landscape, and the consumer is becoming a key player in this new era. The consumerization of healthcare has brought to light the many challenges of delivering user-friendly, accurate provider data. Data inaccuracies in provider directories have...