U.S. Health Insurance Plans: New Survey – More Employers and Health Insurance Providers Covering Chronic Disease Prevention Services
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A new survey conducted by AHIP and the
“Employers and health insurance providers have long sought greater flexibility to deal with the impact of chronic disease on the people and communities they serve,” said
Among other key findings, survey participants who reduced or eliminated cost-sharing for drugs and chronic disease prevention services did not report a significant increase in premiums as a result of these changes. In fact, most respondents indicated that the premiums had either not changed at all or had increased by less than 1%.
“Preventing chronic disease is essential to improving the lives and health of millions of Americans,” said
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