Is Your Health Insurance Company Tracking Your Diet and Exercise Habits?

Health Insurance Company - Woman Jogging

Vitality Health is using big data and the Internet of Things to learn more about customer lifestyles. A health insurance company is considering using similar tracking concepts to the auto coverage industry. Vitality Health believes that its policyholders will be willing to exchange their healthy lifestyle data for incentives. The idea is to reward those with healthier lifestyles with discounts, thereby encouraging healthier habits. The health insurance company is hoping to change the way people are viewing wellness. They are aiming to offer discounts to individuals who live healthier lifestyles.…

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Census report shows growth in health insurance amongst Americans

Health Insurance rate increases

Census report aims to shed light on insurance controversies The U.S. Census Bureau recently released a report providing rankings to states based on the number of people that have access to health insurance coverage. The report showed that, in many states, a large portion of consumers were still lacking health insurance coverage. The Census report has since been used as a way to generate more controversy over the country’s new health care reform law. The Census Bureau has issued a new report, which was released earlier this month, documenting the…

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Health insurance from the U.S. may not cover travelers attending Olympics

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American policies are sometimes not effective when heading abroad. Health insurance is often the last thing on peoples’ minds when they are making their vacation plans. This is especially true when preparing for the excitement of the Olympics. The main focus of these individuals is usually to find a great hotel, the right travel reservations, and to be able to attend some of their favorite games. However, officials are warning that health insurance should begin to take some consideration among those preparations. They warn that U.S. health insurance may not…

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