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Why Payers Like Defined Contribution Programs
Health Leaders Media

Change keeps on coming to the health insurance industry.

Pittsburgh-based Highmark Health Services is in the process of expanding its defined contribution products to large group employers. The expansion follows a successful year-long pilot with small group employers (fewer than 100 employees) that attracted 60 companies and about 6,000 covered lives, says Bill Brown, manager of digital distribution for the giant Blue Cross Blue Shield affiliate.