Employee Benefit Plan Consulting, Actuarial and Brokerage

We’re using less health care, but paying more

In an eye-brow raising study by the HCCI, the fact that health care spending grew by 4.5% from 2015 to 2016, yet utilization was steady — or, in some cases, actually declined — is sure to raise questions as to what is going on.  The answer, according to HCCI’s...

Profit outlook brightens for ObamaCare insurers

The imminent collapse of Obamacare seems to have been overstated, as insurers who offered the plans are able to turn a profit.  2018 also promises to be a more stable environment, devoid of political posturing that made Obamacare such a political football in 2017....

How Medicare Makes Rite Aid A Buyout Target

On the heels of the CVS/Aetna megadeal, industry analysts are looking at who might next try to partner up to gain strength through size.  Rite Aid seems ripe for this M/A market.  Their CEO talked about how 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 each day and the Rite Aid PBM is...