Key Health Care News
Sibson's First Quarter 2017 Trends highlights key areas health plan sponsors need to know.
You’ll learn about:
- 2017 health plan and specialty and biotech drugs cost trend rates,
- Changes in the average Medicare Advantage (MA) premium from 2016 to 2017,
- Announcements from Cigna and Pfizer, and
- Spousal coverage.
You will also learn about these strategies plan sponsors are using to manage their health plan costs:
- Offering an MA plan to Medicare-eligible participants,
- Specialty pharmacy management, analyzing their prescription drug plan experience and/or revising their plan design,
- Hospital discharge patient assistance programs, and
- Modifying eligibility, revising contribution rates or changing plan design for spousal coverage.
Trends also covers important compliance developments.
Previous issues from 2014 through 2016 are available on the Trends page.