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September 25, 2017

A HealthMine survey of 500 Medicare beneficiaries reveals a disconnect when it comes to telemedicine services that could be so beneficial to those looking to age in place or those residing in nursing homes: Nearly 60 percent of respondents are unsure if their plans offer telemedicine, and 31 percent are sure their plans don’t. 

Read more at HIStalk Practice. 

September 22, 2017

Just 12 percent of seniors on Medicare said their health plan offers telemedicine and another 57 percent weren’t sure, according to a HealthMine survey. Thirty-one percent said telemedicine is not offered by their Medicare Advantage plan. 

Read more at Politico Morning eHealth. 

June 19, 2017

Fifty-two percent of respondents said they only hear from their health plans about their chronic illness about once per year, and 60 percent of patients said their health payers should communicate with them more often about subjects other than bill pay. The data comes from a HealthMine survey.

Read more at PatientEngagementHIT.

June 15, 2017

HealthMine surveyed 750 insured patients and 73 percent said their health plan doesn't seem to understand their needs. Sixty percent called for more communication from their health plan on something other than just bills.

Read more at Healthcare Finance.

April 24, 2017

Thirty-nine percent (39%) of insured consumers say their health plan doesn’t offer them a tool to help them predict how much their care will cost them, according to a New HealthMine survey.

March 27, 2017

Half of Americans have one or more chronic conditions, and of those with health insurance, 52% hear from their plans just once per year or less about their disease. There are five ways plans can use technology to close gaps in the screening, monitoring, and management of chronic diseases.

Read more at Managed Healthcare Executive.