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Health Coverage Should Flex in Real Time with Your Personal Health Needs

How did you use health care in 2019? (I would ask about 2020, but Covid-19 has thrown everyone off.) Think about how many times you sought care, and what medical treatments you received. Got a rough idea? Was it the same as in 2018? The same number of visits, for the same health needs, with […]

Do Your Health Benefits Actually Benefit?

We’ve all seen the reports. Health care costs are expected to rise again. Mercer predicts an increase of 4.4% in 2021, but notes that we must keep in mind the many unknowns facing employer plan sponsors next year, such as COVID-related costs (potentially including vaccines) and delayed or cancelled care. It’s time to control what […]

Bind Personalized Health Plan Outperforms Industry Benchmarks for Total Cost as Members Buy Higher-Quality, Lower-Cost Care

MINNEAPOLIS — (Aug. 18, 2020) — Bind Benefits, Inc. released data that shows its health plan outperformed risk-adjusted industry benchmarks for total cost by guiding members to higher-quality, lower-cost care. The results show that high member engagement and better health plan design can lower costs for employees and employers. Benchmarks, provided by an industry-leading global […]

Bind Data Illustrates the Impact of Better Health Insurance Design

Consumers choose more effective and efficient health care treatments, spend less annually and employers are saving up to 20% MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bind Benefits, Inc., released data that illustrates the impact better health insurance design is having on consumers and their employers. Data illustrates impact of better #healthinsurance design. #Employer costs are down. Member costs are down—and people have […]

Health Care Industry Veteran Jodi Hubler Named President of Bind

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bind Benefits, Inc., has named Jodi Hubler president of the company. Jodi will lead a growing team focused on expanding the Bind on-demand health insurance model, which makes health insurance coverage personal to help people shop for health care to better fit their needs. For the past 13 years, Jodi has led health care […]

Haven’s Insurance Plans Borrow from a Familiar Model

The announcement in early 2018 that Amazon, JPMorgan Chase, and Berkshire Hathaway would be collaborating on a new healthcare venture turned heads. How could it not? With three of the largest, most well-known brands in business bringing significant resources to bear on the biggest challenge of our time, the gauntlet was laid down. After months […]

In It for the Long Run: Committing to Health Equity in Minnesota

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (BCBSMN) took a stance in a recent report on health equity in Minnesota, building upon their existing content and calling attention to health inequity in the state. The report calls out the health disparities that exist despite the state’s above average health outcomes. To many, residence in Minnesota […]

For The Record with Marek Ciolko, Co-Founder and COO, Gravie

Marek Ciolko is the co-founder and COO at Gravie – a health insurance marketplace that has been at the forefront of providing better, more affordable health benefits for employers and their teams. Marek’s role at Gravie includes developing and deploying operational strategies and technology frameworks, and overseeing the finance, legal and compliance functions of the company. He has […]

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