Three things to watch for in a new generation of products and benefits
Dec. 19, 2013
By Les McPhearson, Vice President, Product and Innovation
With the implementation of healthcare reform, millions of Americans who previously were without access to health insurance will now be eligible for coverage. This is a wonderful thing in providing access to preventative health, medical services, wellness programs and prescription drug coverage.
Many who are now or will be entering the healthcare market will be doing so with federal subsidies or through Medicaid. And, while these subsidies will help them afford health insurance, it will still leave many to struggle with covering the cost of deductibles, co-pays, co-insurance and out-of-pocket expenses on their own. Between changes in the market and an increasing number of people receiving insurance, what can we expect to see?
BMW Championship Named Tournament of the Year—Trustmark Brokers in Attendance
Dec. 16, 2013
Trustmark Voluntary Benefit Solutions hosted a hospitality chalet at the BMW Championship which the PGA TOUR recently named Tournament of the Year. The tournament, held on Sept. 9-11, 2013, was attended by more than 130,000 spectators.
Cost still keeping Americans from treatment
Dec. 13, 2013
The number one urgent health problem for Americans is not, technically speaking, a health problem at all. The number one problem is actually cost. According to an article from BenefitsPro, 30 percent of adults say they, or a family member, have put off medical treatment in the past year because of the cost.
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