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Wellness Incentive Programs: Lessons from Germany for Wellness Program Expansion under the ACA

Based on data from Germany’s experience with wellness programs, a recent report cautions that wellness incentives under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could lead...

Wellness-Based Healthcare: Prevention, Intervention, and Innovation for Chronic Diseases

Creating a wellness-based healthcare system is the focus on a new series of articles published by American Health and Drug Benefits, a peer reviewed...

Behavioral Healthcare and Technology: Science-Based Web and Mobile Health Tools to Improve Care

The practice of behavioral healthcare is being transformed by technological innovations in mobile health and a growing understanding of the role patient behavior, behavioral...

Obamacare and Employers: 10 Pain Points for Employers Under the Affordable Care Act

Employers face a multitude of challenges under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  The ACA fundamentally changes the landscape for employer sponsored health insurance, forcing...

Health Care Spending and Hypertension: The Cost of High Blood Pressure

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is related to several major chronic diseases. Obesity and diabetes raise your chance of developing high blood pressure, which...

Employer Mandate and Penalties Under the Affordable Care Act: Understanding the New $130 Billion...

Under the new employer mandate imposed by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), employers will pay about $130 billion in penalties over the next 10...

The Promise of Telehealth: Three Case Studies of Early Adopters

Much of the health information technology (HIT) today promotes patient communication to improve care and potentially lower costs. Some examples are interactive preventive health...

Obamacare and State Laws: States Slow to Enact ACA Consumer Protections

State insurance commissioners typically bear most of the responsibility for enforcing health insurance consumer protections. In theory, that will remain the case after broad...

Preventive Care Use in Urban and Rural Areas

Prevention and wellness care are widely recognized as means to reduce health costs and spending, while also improving outcomes for patients. Preventive services typically...

Medicare Premiums, Co-Payments, and Deductibles for 2013

Medicare premiums, deductibles, and co-payments are updated each calendar year based on formulas set by Congress in statute. For 2013, the new Medicare deductible, coinsurance,...

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