True Captive Insurance Selects Gradient AI to Provide Deeper Insights, Cost Efficiency for Healthcare Insurance

Solution Reduces Costs, Enhances Risk Management, Improves Member Experience Gradient AI, a leading enterprise software provider of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions in the insurance industry announced today that True Captive Insurance, a provider of innovative healthcare solutions for employers of all sizes, has selected its SAIL™ solution to help reduce group healthcare insurance costs while maintaining a high standard of care for member companies. Driven by the desire to have more control over company insurance plans, health insurance captives, like True Captive, have recently gained in popularity and are experiencing tremendous growth.…

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Long-Term Care Insurance Association Releases Linked-Benefit Price Index

A 55-year-old male should expect to pay around $5,300 annually for an average linked-benefit long-term care insurance policy according to the just-published Price Index.  The first price analysis comparing leading linked-benefit insurance costs and benefits was recently published by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. “Linked-benefit long-term care insurance combines the benefits of a life insurance policy with a rider that can provide long-term care benefits,” explains Jesse Slome, director of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance.  “These policies now outsell traditional long-term care insurance making it time for us to…

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Over 14.5 million Americans enrolled in Affordable Care Act health insurance

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Wednesday was the 12-year anniversary of the implementation of Obamacare in the United States. There are 14.5 million Americans currently enrolled in the Affordable Care Act for 2022, according to US government statistics released on Wednesday, the 12-year anniversary of the law’s implementation. That represents a substantial 21 percent increase in enrollment over the numbers from 2021. According to the data released by the federal government, 10.3 million people enrolled in the 33 states across the country that use the federal government’s own marketplace at healthcare.gov. The remaining 4.3 million…

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5 Types of Insurance and Why You May Need Them

Life has a way of throwing the unexpected at you at the worst possible time. This is where insurance comes in. When you’re paying your premiums, you may wonder sometimes whether it’s worthwhile, but when those emergencies happen, it all becomes worthwhile. The rest of the time, simply having the right policy can be important for your peace of mind. Below are a few of the types you may want to consider. Treatment Abroad Everyone knows that you need health insurance, but this can still mean high medical costs. For…

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MedOrion announces first US health plans HBM software platform

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The announcement created a new insurance category for the Rise National conference today. MedOrion has announced that it has developed the first AI-based Health Behavior Management (HBM) platform for US-based health plans. The company specializes in guiding members toward better medical and wellness decisions. The platform helps health plans to better understand the concerns and motivators of their members, embedding them into every component of their business. The SaaS AI platform breaks complex real world data, member behavior, and healthcare environmental changes down into usable information. This way, it can…

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AIA health insurance company says Apple Watch wearers are more active

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The fitness tracking smartwatch wearers move 51 percent more than those without a tracker. AIA health insurance company in Australia provides its customers with Apple Watches and is now showing that wearers are as much as 51 percent more physically active than non-wearers. The insurer showed that the impact of the fitness tracking was particularly helpful among those over 50. A report released by the AIA Australia health insurance company showed that people aged 50 years or older increased their physical activity by an average of 51 percent once they…

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Oregon health insurance coverage reached record high last year

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The results of a new survey have shown that more Oregonians have medical plans than ever before. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has announced that the results of its biannual Oregon Health Insurance survey revealed that more state residents than ever before had coverage in 2021. The survey data revealed that a whopping 95.4 percent of state residents had coverage last year. This was an increase over 2019’s data, at which point 94 percent of Oregon residents had health insurance coverage. This latest survey represented the first year since the…

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