Articles by author: Melanie Musson

Medicare Advantage Plans Are Increasingly Popular, and This Growth Is Spurring Competition That Benefits Both Consumers and Insurers

Medicare Advantage’s growing popularity spurs competition that benefits both consumers and insurance providers. Melanie Musson, an insurance expert with InsuranceProviders.com, says, “Insurance companies should take the competition of the growing Medicare Advantage market as an incentive to improve efficiency and productivity.” According to America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), more seniors are opting for Medicare Advantage […]

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Public Libraries are Protecting Against Censorship and Introducing E-Sports
January 27, 2023

Within the last six to eight years, what qualifies as fact-based information has been challenged by several political groups and debates. Advocacy for censorship has been on the rise; this is especially true for young adult books involving LGBTQ+ themes and books centering around people of color. While censorship demands were predominately held in […]

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SmartSky Receives Supplemental Type Certificate for Dassault Falcon 900 Aircraft
January 27, 2023

Research Triangle, NC – January 17, 2023 – SmartSky Networks, the leading provider of inflight air-to-ground (ATG) connectivity for business aviation, today announced the completion of an STC for the installation of SmartSky’s flagship hardware system on the Dassault Falcon 900 series aircraft. The Falcon 900 series, with more than 400 aircraft in service, joins a […]

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Let’s Talk About AV as a Service
January 27, 2023

— AVaaS, or AV as a Service, is the future of the audio visual industry. However, the conversation around this shift has been an awkward one, and it’s time to call out the elephant in the room. The industry has largely excluded the end user and buyer communities from this conversation, but it’s important […]

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Medicare Advantage Plans Are Increasingly Popular, and This Growth Is Spurring Competition That Benefits Both Consumers and Insurers
January 5, 2023

Medicare Advantage’s growing popularity spurs competition that benefits both consumers and insurance providers. Melanie Musson, an insurance expert with InsuranceProviders.com, says, “Insurance companies should take the competition of the growing Medicare Advantage market as an incentive to improve efficiency and productivity.” According to America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), more seniors are opting for Medicare Advantage […]

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will soon publish a list of Birthing-Friendly Hospitals
January 4, 2023

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will soon publish a list of Birthing-Friendly Hospitals. Many insurance providers have pledged to share this information with policyholders. Melanie Musson, an insurance expert with USInsuranceAgents.com, says, “Insurance companies should reevaluate their coverage of birthing supports to improve outcomes and save money.” According to the U.S. […]

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Increased Billing Disputes from No Surprises Act Set a Foundation Resolutions Between Insurers and Providers
December 6, 2022

If you’re unfamiliar with the No Surprises Act, you’re probably not a hospital or insurance provider. As the Act came into effect at the beginning of 2022, patients have reaped significant cost savings with more transparent billing for medical services. But according to Chief Healthcare Executive, “hospitals and doctors say key provisions of the law […]

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Why Health Insurance Providers Must Address Access to Mental Health
November 11, 2022

A large association of health insurance providers set objectives for providers to strive for. InsuranceProviders.com’s health insurance expert, Melanie Musson, explains how insurance providers have developed new approaches to mental health and why implementing these strategies can help their bottom line.  America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) is a national association of health insurance providers […]

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With Lower Health Insurance Premiums on the Horizon, How Will Insurance Providers Address Increasing Costs?
November 1, 2022

The Congressional Business Office released a proposal to reduce health insurance premium costs. Clearsurance.com’s health insurance expert, Melanie Musson, examines potential causes and solutions for increasing insurance premiums. As open enrollment season approaches or has already begun in many places, some policyholders face the shock of drastically rising health insurance premiums. No-deductible health plans […]

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What Growth in the Temporary Health Insurance Market Means for Providers
September 28, 2022

A recent study indicates that temporary health insurance plans will become growingly popular throughout the next several years. ExpertInsuranceReviews.com health insurance expert Melanie Musson urges insurance providers to develop plans to meet this area of growing demand. Temporary insurance provides an important bridge between traditional health insurance plans. Insurance providers looking to capitalize on a […]

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New Rules on Preventive Care Under the Affordable Care Act
September 19, 2022

A judge in Fort Worth, Texas, ruled on a case challenging the ACA requirement for preventative healthcare coverage with no out-of-pocket costs for the policyholder. He struck down the requirement for HIV prevention drugs, cancer screenings, and alcohol abuse counseling. Clearsurance.com health insurance expert Melanie Musson evaluates insurance providers’ potential responses. The medical community has […]

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Coverage for Preventative Healthcare Hangs in the Balance
August 15, 2022

A court ruling in Texas could remove the mandate for insurance companies to provide free preventative healthcare. Clearsurance.com’s health insurance expert, Melanie Musson, explains how data analysis can help insurance providers make the best decisions if the mandate is removed and the choice is up to them. A Texas court case could result in major […]

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Medicare Proposes a Lower Physician Fee Schedule for 2023
July 31, 2022

The discrepancy between Medicare and private insurance physicians’ reimbursement has grown over the past 30 years and with the proposed decrease to the Medicare physician fee schedule, private insurers may be left to make up the difference. ExpertInsuranceReviews.com’s health insurance expert, Melanie Musson explores strategies to avoid higher costs. Medicare Pays Far Less Than Private […]

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