Tag: Healthcare costs

Study Reveals Users are Strong Supporters of the ClearBalance Program

As the insurance landscape has changed, it’s clear that the patient/consumer focus has broadened from health and outcomes to money, as in, “What will I owe?” and “How will I pay for care?” In fact, out-of-pocket responsibility often is driving where and when – or sometimes if – patients receive care. Increasingly, consumers want, need … Continue reading “Study Reveals Users are Strong Supporters of the ClearBalance Program”

Mythbuster: Millennials are Saving for Retirement. But are they Saving Enough for Healthcare, Too?

This is the third post in a four-part series exploring how the various generations are preparing for healthcare costs in retirement. The first installment highlighted the plight of baby boomers. The second examined the challenges faced by Generation X. This post discusses millennials (Generation Y), typically those born between the early 1980s and late 1990s. … Continue reading “Mythbuster: Millennials are Saving for Retirement. But are they Saving Enough for Healthcare, Too?”

Successful Retirement Planning Must Include Healthcare Expenses

This is the first post in a four-part series exploring how the various generations are preparing for healthcare costs, starting with the plight of baby boomers headed toward retirement. Subsequent installments will reflect the challenges faced by Generation X and Generation Y (also known as Millennials). A top concern for people of all ages is … Continue reading “Successful Retirement Planning Must Include Healthcare Expenses”