NRHI’s First-in-the Nation Healthcare Cost Comparison Report Featured in Forbes

NRHI’s First-in-the Nation Healthcare Cost Comparison Report Featured in Forbes

A first-ever comparison of what commercial insurers are paying for healthcare in different regions, put together by NRHI’s Getting to Affordability team, shows wide variation in spending. The report analyzed spending by commercial health insurance plans in five different regions nationwide: Utah, Maryland, St. Louis, Minnesota and Oregon. Analysts found a whopping $1,080 yearly difference in the amount plans spend, on average, per enrollee, with a high of $369 per-enrollee-per-month in Minnesota and a low of $279 in Maryland.

 

Read the Forbes story here: http://www.forbes.com/sites/brucejapsen/2017/01/25/health-plans-spend-1000-more-per-patient-depending-on-region/#20cd8af02658