Putting the Finishing Touches to our National Directory of Managed Care Organizations

There are a handful of records left to complete in our re-verification and update research project for the National directory of Managed Care Organizations Database.

Already there have been more than 7,000 changes found and edited. Once we get through the entire file, then we go back over the company records that we had questions on.

Consolidation is continuing in the managed care organization market, we are finding.

Our research has found companies no longer exist or they have been acquired by other health insurers.

Among the acquirers are UnitedHealth Group and Aetna.

The database includes listings of health maintenance organizations (HMOs), preferred provider organizations (PPOs), Consumer Driven Health Plans (CDHP), Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), point-of-service plans (POS), and several other types of managed care organizations.

The database alsoincludes specialty HMOs and PPOs, and includes details on PBMs, URs, TPAs, PSOs, POSs, EPOs, Medicare and Medicaid Plans, Medicare Part D plans.

For descriptive information on the database, please click on this link now:  The National Directory of Managed Care Organizations 2013

Health Insurers Get Your Satisfaction Levels Up Or Risk Losing Employers Group Benefit Business, Study Finds

Managed care organizations have work to do the improve employers’ satisfaction with their services, a new study found.

If the health plans fail to increase their levels of group benefit buyers satisfaction they may risk using that business, the study, by J.D. Power reported.

The landscape for group benefit coverage is changing, the report noted. “With such alternative healthcare purchasing choices as public and private exchanges—or cutting coverage altogether Continue reading