What is managed care?

What is Managed Care?      Managed care is essentially a system by which health care costs are controlled while still maintaining high quality care for the patient. This generally means that a party other than the doctor or patient (such as an employer or insurance company) influences the medical treatment provided by controlling the Read More >>

Health Savings Account (HSA) Contribution Limits for Spouses

Federal tax law imposes strict limits on how much can be contributed to a health savings account (HSA) each year. The maximum contribution limit generally depends on whether an HSA-eligible individual has self-only or family coverage under a high deductible health plan (HDHP). Individuals who are age 55 or older by the end of the Read More >>

How the 2016 Election Could Affect Health Care

The 2016 presidential election could bring significant changes to the U.S. health care system. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have both campaigned on promises to control health care spending and reduce out-of-pocket expenses for consumers. The chart below provides a brief overview of each candidate’s health care platform, so you can better understand how Clinton Read More >>