Entries by Doug Burton

Select Health announces a major change to covered hospitals in 2024: Holy Cross Hospital-Davis will not be a part of the Select Health Value Network

Select Health has announced that due to a breakdown in negotiations over “establishing fair and reasonable rates that ensure affordable insurance premiums” Holy Cross Hospital – Davis will not participate in the Select Health Value Network after December 31, 2023. Additionally, Holy Cross Hospital-Davis will no longer participate in the Select Health Med, Select Health […]

Select Health’s announced change to their prescription drug coverage may dramatically affect your copayments and out-of-pocket maximum starting in 2024

In some situations, people on specialty medications could end up paying an additional $9,450 (individual) to $18,900 (family) out of pocket in 2024 If you’re a Select Health customer through a small employer or individual plan, there are important changes to Select Health’s RxCore five-tier formulary that you should be aware of. Beginning January 1, […]

Critical Moment for Utahns With Chronic Illnesses: S.B. 184, the Legislation Needed to Stop Unfair Copay Accumulator Policies, Heads to the Business and Labor Committee

Ark Founder and CEO Rebecca Yates reported Friday from the Utah State Capitol that S.B. 184 – Prescription Cost Amendments, was assigned to the Business and Labor committee in the house. That means it’s crucial to reach out to your representative to ask them to please support this important legislation. Under current law, insurance companies […]

Ark’s Rebecca Yates Testified Today Before Utah Senate Committee About the Negative Impact of Copay Accumulator Adjustment Policies

Today at the Utah State Capitol, Ark Founder and CEO Rebecca Yates testified before the Utah Senate Business and Labor Committee about the negative impacts of copay accumulator adjustment policies. These policies can lead to skyrocketing medical bills, and in some cases, patients not being able to afford needed medication. The use of these policies […]

Self-Employed Professionals and Entrepreneurs: The Guide You Need to Navigate Getting Health Insurance Coverage is Finally Here!

Finding quality, affordable health insurance coverage when you’re self employed can be a real challenge. Divining which plan is right for you, figuring out if you qualify for Affordable Care Act (ACA) Tax Credits, and projecting your modified adjusted gross income — are all just a small part of why getting health insurance coverage can […]