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What's most important to you when you get health care services?

Getting care that is best for your condition? Getting care when you need it? Getting care from skilled & knowledgeable professionals? Getting care that does not harm you? 44% of those responding to MBGH's informal Facebook poll chose "getting care that is best for my condition". 20% chose "getting care from skilled & knowledgeable professionals". As you may have guessed, all four of these choices are components of getting quality care. But, it is... Read More
Posted by Cristie Travis at Thursday, March 31, 2011 | 0 comments

Are Memphis Employers Kinder & Gentler?

Are Memphis Employers Kinder and Gentler Than Their National Counterparts?   MBGH decided to find out. We separated out the responses of Tennessee employers to a national survey of employers and then compared them to national responses.  Most of the Tennessee respondents were from Memphis, giving us insight into what Memphis employers are thinking and doing! And, it's surprisingly different. Take a quick look at these easy-to-read findings. Read More
Posted by Cristie Travis at Sunday, March 20, 2011 | 0 comments

Brokers Seek to Preserve Role in Health Insurance Exchanges: TN Update

Insurance brokers, concerned that their livelihoods could be significantly impacted with the implementation of health insurance exchanges, are working hard to be sure they continue to play a role and earn agent commissions. Efforts include working with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners to get Congress to exempt broker/agent commissions from the medical loss ratio requirements; introducing a bill in Iowa that requires individuals and small employers to use a broker to... Read More
Posted by Cristie Travis at Wednesday, March 16, 2011 | 1 comments


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