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HHS Issues Final Rule for PPACA Medical Loss Ratio Rebates

On December 2, 2011, HHS and CMS (the Departments of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) released new final rules that addresses an assortment of issues with respect to the PPACA medical loss ratio (MLR) requirements.  In conjunction with the new rules, the DOL (Department of Labor) has issued […]


Employee Health Improvement Strategies

Increasingly, employers are looking to data analysis and predictive modeling to identify and understand the health factors driving the cost of their health benefits program. With approximately 75% of health care cost attributable to people with chronic diseases, and the extensive body of evidence attributing chronic disease to lifestyle factors such as smoking, poor eating […]