At QualChoice, our goal is to make health insurance simple and to make healthcare better. We’re working with providers, payers and state and federal groups to move from volume-based to value-based care.
PwC’s Health Research Institute predicts that, without benefit design changes, large employers will see a 6 percent increase in health plan costs in 2019, the same rate of increase as in 2018. Costs for the previous five years have increased between 5.5 percent and 7 percent.
Level-funded group health plans are gaining acceptance as benefits decision-makers look for better plans for their companies and employees. The trend may be more pronounced given that the Affordable Care Act remains largely intact — for now.