Navigation Links
Consumer Driven Healthcare Continues To Make Its Mark on Indianapolis Market
Date:2/4/2008

Stakeholders Count On New Initiatives in the Push Toward Consumerism,

According to New Report from HealthLeaders-InterStudy

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of healthcare market intelligence, reports that several recent healthcare initiatives within the Indianapolis market are building a framework for consumer-driven healthcare in the region. According to the newly released Indianapolis Market Overview report, the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) and the Indiana Health Information Exchange are two of those initiatives helping to create a consumerist environment with information sharing and transparency.

"Indiana remains one of the unhealthiest states in the nation, with a population seemingly disinterested in preventive care," states Mark Cherry, HealthLeaders-InterStudy market analyst and author of the report. "Some point to a healthcare infrastructure that focuses more on treating the consequences of lax behavior than on encouraging individuals to adopt healthy habits, and the local healthcare market aims to address these problems through consumer- driven healthcare."

Marketed as a program for the working uninsured, HIP is available to people making less than 200 percent of the federal poverty level who cannot get healthcare coverage through work but make too much for Hoosier Healthwise. HIP mandates participants put between 2 percent and 5 percent of their income, based on a sliding scale, into a state-subsidized health savings account of up to $1,100, which is the annual deductible for the program's private health insurance. Once the deductible is met, the insurer covers all medical expenses up to an annual cap of $300,000.

The Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE) has been described as one of the most advanced regional health information organizations in the nation. The IHIE and its partners have standardized evidence-based care at hospitals, and are working to improve the quality of patient care delivered by physicians by comparing claims data against the clinical database and by incentivizing positive results.

About Market Overviews

Market Overviews provide a detailed analysis of local healthcare markets, allowing healthcare businesses to plan their local strategies.

About HealthLeaders-InterStudy

HealthLeaders-InterStudy is the authoritative source for managed care data, analysis, and news. For more information, please visit http://www.HealthLeaders-InterStudy.com. HealthLeaders-InterStudy is a Decision Resources, Inc. company.

All company, brand, or product names contained in this document may be

trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

For more information, contact:

Elizabeth Marshall

Decision Resources, Inc.

781-296-2563


'/>"/>
SOURCE HealthLeaders-InterStudy
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Says Guaranteed Access Provisions of Insurance Reform Bills Protect Michigan Consumers Twice-Over
2. American Legacy Foundation Comments on New York State Department of Health Petition to the FDA to Expand Consumer Access to Over the Counter Nicotine Medications
3. Manhattan Research: ePharma Consumer(R) Research and Advisory Service Now Available
4. AHIMA Launches National PHR Consumer Awareness Campaign
5. Mayo Clinic, Microsoft Announce Strategic Agreement to Develop Consumer Health Management Tools
6. Renaissance Health Publishing, LLC Warns the Public that ConsumerLab.com is Not Independent and Labels the CL Seal of Approval a Worthless, Paid-For Advertising Gimmick
7. Health and Technology Leaders Tackle Challenge of Managing Consumers Identities in Web-Based Personal Health Tools
8. Consumer Group Criticizes NYC Board of Health Over Menu Labeling Bill
9. Researchers propose consumers buy yearly drug licenses as new way to pay for prescriptions
10. Benefitfocus(R) Expands Reach to Consumers With ConnectYourCare Partnership
11. Uninsured Massachusetts Consumer Who Cannot Afford Mandatory Purchase of Health Insurance Flies 3,000 Miles to Speak Out; Is Thrown Out Of Capitol By Speaker Nunez
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/27/2016)... , ... May 27, 2016 , ... Two director-level employees ... YWCA Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) 2016 honorees. The award recognizes businesswomen ... For this year, Geri Boone, Director of the MLTSS (Managed Long-Term Services and Supports) ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 27, 2016 , ... ... readers, this installment is bolstered by inspiring human-interest stories, courtesy of awareness-driven celebrities ... within the industry, from leading advocates, associations and industry leaders such as Bioness. ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 27, 2016 , ... ... in scholarships to students studying complementary medicine. Allison Outerbridge is this year’s ... her award on May 18 at the university’s Student Leadership Awards ceremony. , ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... California (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2016 , ... ... associated with discovery of thousands of defective respirators, according to court documents and ... the case of William and Becky Tyler v. American Optical Corporation, Case No. ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2016 , ... The ... Project offering a new model of care for living and healing, celebrated its ... values: Meaningful Life in a Real Home provided by Empowered Staff. , “This is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/25/2016)... , May 25, 2016 Digital ... issuance to it by the US Patent and ... company,s technology includes proprietary processes for electronic opt-­in ... health and wellness programs, HIPAA compliance and otherwise. ... "Our technology allows ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... Niederländische Chirurgen haben eine ... Ärzten erlaubt, ihre Expertise weltweit zu teilen und ... Streaming mit einer Instant-Messaging-Funktion und der Möglichkeit, in ... Europa, Afrika, Asien und den USA ... registriert. Information und Weiterbildung   ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... May 24, 2016  Diana Russell suffers from a ... from the inside out.  This disease has put her ... her children and grandchildren to leave her home.  Because ... family cannot haul the wheelchair.  So if there is ... and Diana is left to wait for the bus. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: