Archive for June 20th, 2022

Bankrupt Status-Quo Health Plan Eyes Cost-Shifting Remedies

Monday, June 20th, 2022

“There is no excuse for this! Poor risk management, old style remedies and believing in magic is a recipe for disaster!” – Don Pedro

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Cassie Brown

Monday, June 20th, 2022

Insurance Commissioner Cassie Brown

Cassie Brown was appointed to serve as Texas insurance commissioner by Governor Greg Abbott in September 2021. She is the chief executive of the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI), overseeing the regulation of the third largest insurance market in the nation and the eighth largest in the world. The agency regulates approximately 2,800 companies and more than 700,000 agents and adjusters.

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100 Million People in U.S. Saddled With Health Care Debt

Monday, June 20th, 2022

6 in 10 working-age adults with coverage have gone into debt getting care in the past five years, a rate only slightly lower than the uninsured.

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PBMs Could Be Driving Up Plan Sponsors’ Drug Costs

Monday, June 20th, 2022

In  June 2016, only two months after the contract term began, an individual’s claim for an erectile  dysfunction compound medication totaled $405,325.43 over three months (more…)

Proposal to Import Drugs Creates Unusual Alliance in the Senate

Monday, June 20th, 2022

By Victoria Knight

Harmony is not often found between two of the most boisterous senators on Capitol Hill, Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rand… Read More

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