Federal healthcare action update

| February 14, 2018

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In this episode, Mike Merola, Founding Partner of Winning Strategies Washington, reviews recent federal healthcare policy issues including the Graham-Cassidy bill, The Chronic Care Act, and more. Learn how to listen to The Hospital Finance Podcast on your mobile device.

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Universal American

Universal American is a New York Stock Exchange company with annual revenues of more than $2 billion. Through our family of healthcare companies, we provide health benefits to people covered by Medicare and/or Medicaid. We are dedicated to working collaboratively with healthcare professionals in order to improve the health and well-being of those we serve and reduce healthcare costs.

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Will Digital Overload Turn Consumers Away From Insurtech Products?

Article | February 14, 2020

Despite consumers never having had so much choice of technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) products and services, many UK households are becoming overwhelmed by the prospect of switching provider, which is leading to apathy among consumers. This kind of weariness with online tech could well hamper new insurtech start-ups, looking to win over new customers who are already browsing their fave websites and apps.

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What is the Expense Ratio for an Insurance Company?

Article | February 14, 2020

Providing financial security to its consumers is the ultimate aim of an insurance company. However, sustaining its own capability to finance its customers becomes its priority. To measure the financial sustainability, insurance companies use various different methods and techniques. Among them, the Expense Ratio serves as the ideal measure providing clarity on the logistics. Signifying the efficiency of an insurance company and measuring its profitability, the expense ratio gives a clearer picture of the financial aspects of the company.

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What You Need to Know About Coronavirus and Medicare Coverage

Article | February 14, 2020

Medicare Rights now has a flier with information about Medicare coverage and coronavirus.Congress passed legislation (H.R. 6201) that would waive all beneficiary cost sharing for coronavirus testing and the associated doctor’s office visit. The President is expected to sign the bill soon. Early Saturday, March 14, the House passed legislation (H.R. 6201) that would waive all beneficiary cost sharing for coronavirus testing and the associated doctor’s office visit. A Senate vote is expected soon.

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How AI will improve CX in insurance

Article | February 14, 2020

How many times have you called customer service expecting a quick answer, but were instead passed around to a number of different people who didn’t have your full story, forcing you to repeat yourself unnecessarily? And how many times did this lead to a much longer-than-expected resolution? We’ve all experienced this at least once and as a result, we understand the importance of streamlining experiences to keep customers happy. It begs the question: How can you deliver an experience that doesn’t leave customers running for the hills?

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Universal American

Universal American is a New York Stock Exchange company with annual revenues of more than $2 billion. Through our family of healthcare companies, we provide health benefits to people covered by Medicare and/or Medicaid. We are dedicated to working collaboratively with healthcare professionals in order to improve the health and well-being of those we serve and reduce healthcare costs.

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