In The News

Even Rich Girls Worry About Being Bag Ladies

November 10, 2014

Huffington Post, Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Only 39 percent of women in the U.S. say they are financially thriving, according to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. Read more…

Calif. ‘Report Cards’ Are Out In Time For Open Enrollment

October 14, 2014

Kaiser Health News, Daniela Hernandez

The California Office of the Patient Advocate Wednesday released “report cards” that rate major health plans on selected clinical care services, including cancer treatment, mental health, chronic disease management and patient satisfaction. Read more…

Castlight Health surfaces health plan big data; Millennials’ quirks

October 14, 2014

ZDNet, Larrry Dignan

The research examines distinctive searches, or queries by an age, gender or regional group that differs the most from the overall search rate, instead of common searches. Across the board, primary care is the most common search term. Read more…

In-Depth: Is the road to healthcare price transparency becoming clearer?

October 10, 2014

Mobi Health News, Jonah Comstock

This week, a Massachusetts law went into effect requiring health insurers to make realtime cost information publicly available, an unprecedented move. Read more…

High Deductibles Have Patients Clamoring for Cost Clarity

October 7, 2014

Crain’s New York Business, Irina Ivanova

Cheryl Blum, a mother of four, is no stranger to discussing the cost of her medical choices with her doctor. After her primary care physician referred her to a specialist for a colonoscopy, Ms. Blum used her insurance plan’s online cost estimator to find a doctor who could do the procedure for less. Read more…