Tag Archives: Healthcare

Trump admin opens door to fundamental changes in healthcare benefits

The Trump administration has opened the door to altering how healthcare benefits are provided to millions of American employees. A new rule, set to go into effect next year, will allow employers to provide workers with funds to shop for coverage on their own, an option that could dramatically upend employer-sponsored coverage.  Instead of working with… Read More »

Data brings opportunities and challenges to healthcare payers

As the healthcare industry moves toward value-based care, health plans have an opportunity to leverage a diverse set of quality data to achieve their goals around value-based agreements, support care management programs, and combine these with quality and reporting programs to close gaps in care. Yet payers experience three big challenges when trying to leverage… Read More »

Healthcare ransomware environment worsens, Beazley warns

In the first quarter of 2019, the number of ransomware attack notifications received by Beazley Breach Services doubled, compared with the same quarter last year. Not only has the frequency of attacks skyrocketed, but attackers are shifting focus by targeting larger organizations and demanding higher ransom payments. In 2015 and 2016, ransomware was a significant… Read More »