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Milliman Survey: Even with New Contracting Approaches Rates Increase 11.7% in 2011

Milliman's 2010 Group Health Insurance Survey found insurers estimated a 10.2% and 11.7% increase for HMOs and PPOs respectively for 2011.

The survey also found that the most frequent contracting and cost control steps insurers are taking in 2011 include:
  • Quality incentive programs
  • Shared risk with provider networks
  • Increased price transparency with members
  • More aggressively tiered providers networks
  • Reduced broker commissions
Almost all of the insurers responding to the survey indicate they plan to participate in health insurance exchanges in 2014.

See related post on the evaluation of exchanges in Tennessee.

Posted by Cristie Travis at 7:28 AM

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