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Limits of Arbitration Provisions on Participant ERISA Claims

On May 9, 2022
A recent sixth circuit decision shows limits of arbitration provisions on participant ERISA claims. Read our blog to find out the latest actions taken.

Medical Tourism Increases from Abortion Law | The Phia Group

On May 3, 2022
Trying to find out why medical tourism has increased? Read our blog to learn about medical tourism and the reason why it may be increasing.

State Law Development: Abortion Restriction | The Phia Group

On April 27, 2022
Looking for more information on abortion restrictions? You can read about different case studies involving the supreme court and their precedence.

The Mess in the American Healthcare System | The Phia Group

On April 25, 2022
Do you have someone to relate to when it comes with the health care system? This blog discusses some of the hardships people go though with healthcare.

California Law Still Governs Most Surprise Bills

On April 14, 2022
Learn about the letter California recently issued detailing the relationship between the No Surprises Act and their existing balance billing protections.

My Blood (Sugar) is Boiling

On April 8, 2022
Insulin is vital to treating diabetes. Learn about regulations trying to limit the price of insulin and what that means for health plans and patients.

Texas’ New Pre-Authorization Exemption Law

On April 4, 2022
Learn about the new law pre-authorization exemption law in Texas and whether this would prohibit health plans from incentivizing pre-authorization.

9th Circuit Delivers a Major Win to Payer’s in Decision About Mental Parity

On March 28, 2022
Payers received a major win in a decision about mental health parity. Learn about how United Behavioral Health now has to reprocess thousands of claims.

Temporary Relief: Telehealth Coverage and HDHPs

On March 22, 2022
Learn about the CARES Act, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, and how they temporarily extended HSA relief for HDHPs and telehealth coverage.

Recognizing Risks, Reaping Rewards… Industry Responses to Costly Threats, and How Plans Must Prepare.

On March 22, 2022
We may be entering a series of expensive years in health care. Learn about the risks, what to look for and best practices to deal with them.

A Snowball’s Chance: Mental Health Compliance Push is Rolling Down the Hill

On March 15, 2022
Learn about how health plans are struggling to maintain MHPAEA compliance, insufficient NQTL comparative analyses, and how you can avoid these issues.

Relief Could be on the Horizon for Diabetic Americans

On March 14, 2022
Learn about the legislation introduced to ease the financial burden on millions of diabetic Americans by capping insulin prices at 35 dollars per month.

Altogether Now

On March 4, 2022
Wondering what to do about the increasing costs of providing health benefits? Learn about moving from a traditional insurance model to a self-funded plan.

Mental Health Parity: The Hits Just Keep on Coming

On February 22, 2022
Read about the burdens imposed on self-funded plans by the MHPAEA. Learn about challenges from Non-quantitative Treatment Limitation (NQTL) analyses.

Empowering Plans: P129 – Single Scoops Only (No Double Dipping): COVID OTC Testing

On February 18, 2022
This podcast discusses over-the-counter COVID testing. Learn more about the issues surrounding up-front payment by participants with account-based plans.