News Headlines Article

Healthcare consumers get new ways to cut premiums, but at a price
Los Angeles Times

When consumers and employers pick health plans, some increasingly are being offered a trade-off these days: They can get a hefty break on their premiums if they agree to pay more out-of-pocket when they use certain high-cost providers in their network or if they cut those providers out of their network altogether.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts this year introduced a Hospital Choice Cost-Share option.