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CHOICE Administrators Announces New CEO

May 21, 2019

CHOICE Administrators today announced a new leader for its organization, which operates the California Choice private health insurance exchange and the Choice Builder ancillary benefits exchange, which together serve more than 450,000 members. Read More

Private Insurance Accounted for 42% of Drug Spend in 2017: KFF

May 21, 2019

While total expenses for prescription drugs are significantly larger for private insurance companies than for Medicaid or Medicare Part D, people with private insurance are still paying less out-of-pocket expenses over the course of the year, according to a recent analysis of Medicare Part D, Medicaid and private plans. Read More

Democrats Grapple with Fully Embracing Medicare for All

May 21, 2019

A half-dozen presidential candidates back “Medicare for All,” a proposal that would put the government in charge of most health benefits. But some of the Democrats they’re courting aren’t sure that the nation’s health care system should be overhauled so dramatically. Read More

Millennials Dissatisfied with Traditional Approaches to Health Care

May 21, 2019

Millennials are just not that into their parent’s health care system, a new study from the Transamerica Center for Health Studies (TCHS) finds. The study looks at millennials’ attitudes towards traditional health delivery systems and finds dissatisfaction and a hunger for new solutions that fit their digital lifestyle. Read More