Archive for health insurance

Linking Insurance Premiums to Wages

A recent article in the Washington Post describes an interesting scenario, whereby health insurance premiums within a company are linked to workers' wages.

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Health Insurers Fall Flat with Information Websites

ForeSee, a customer analytics firm, has released its fourth annual healthcare benchmark.  The new survey shows that according to consumers, health insurance websites vastly underperform other kinds of healthcare sites.  Health insurance companies received an aggregate satisfaction score of 51 on the report’s 100-point scale, placing the industry far behind other healthcare categories measured in the benchmark, including health information websites (78) and hospital and health system websites (78). In fact, health insurance is among the lowest of the nearly 100 benchmark categories that ForeSee tracks. Only websites for cable companies, telephone utilities, and cell phone companies have aggregate scores lower than health insurance companies.

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