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The Pricing Impact Of The Decreasing Competitiveness Of The Health Insurance Market, Lauren N. Patterson May 2018

The Pricing Impact Of The Decreasing Competitiveness Of The Health Insurance Market, Lauren N. Patterson

EURēCA: Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement

The Affordable Care Act created the national insurance exchanges of qualified health plans to encourage a higher insured rate, larger risk pools, and lower prices for quality health coverage. Consolidation of insurers can have opposing effects. The insurers’ risk pools will grow, allowing insurers to better hedge for risk. However, consolidation decreases the prevalence of competition in the market, and past research shows that insurer consolidation decreases market competition and increases prices.

I examine how the number of plans offered in a set market, pricing components, and county health variables impact the monthly premium pricing of plans sold on the ...


Sec Risk Factors: A Structural Topic Model (Stm) Approach, Kelli A. Duncan, Brandon Vi Trieu Apr 2015

Sec Risk Factors: A Structural Topic Model (Stm) Approach, Kelli A. Duncan, Brandon Vi Trieu

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Risk, Governance, And Readability: An Examination Of Corporate Risk Discussions, Rwanda Smith Apr 2015

Risk, Governance, And Readability: An Examination Of Corporate Risk Discussions, Rwanda Smith

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Tort Reform And Accidental Deaths: Is There A Link?, Haley Tipsord Apr 2015

Tort Reform And Accidental Deaths: Is There A Link?, Haley Tipsord

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Insuring Feedlot Health—Where Does It All Begin?, W. Mark Hilton Jan 2015

Insuring Feedlot Health—Where Does It All Begin?, W. Mark Hilton

Driftless Region Beef Conference

Cattle that stay healthy in the feedlot produce greater revenue than those that become sick. Data from the Texas Ranch to Rail Program on over 16,000 calves showed healthy cattle returned $67.32 per head while calves treated one or more times returned -$20.28 per head. Let’s start at the beginning and examine factors that affect health in the feedlot.


Risk Management For Cattlemen, Tony Latcham Jan 2014

Risk Management For Cattlemen, Tony Latcham

Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference

Livestock insurance was first sold in 2002 and initially ran into problems as that pilot got underway. As the program evolved bugs were worked through and we ended up with two products that provide price protection for livestock producers at a reasonable cost. In this presentation I will review the two types of livestock insurance available and go through examples of when and where they are appropriate to utilize in your marketing scheme.


The New England States Collaborative For Insurance Exchange Systems: Supporting Massachusetts And National Health Reform Through Technology Innovation, Jay S. Himmelstein, Michael A. Tutty, Scott Keays May 2011

The New England States Collaborative For Insurance Exchange Systems: Supporting Massachusetts And National Health Reform Through Technology Innovation, Jay S. Himmelstein, Michael A. Tutty, Scott Keays

UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science Research Retreat

Project Goal: To create Health Insurance Exchange (HIX) Information Technology components in Massachusetts that are consumer-focused, cost-effective, reusable, and sustainable and that can be leveraged by New England and other states to operate Health Insurance Exchanges. The NESCIES project approach will be to create and build a flexible HIX Information Technology framework in Massachusetts designed to connect consumers, small businesses, and health plans that can be tailored to the needs of the New England states and beyond.Achieving this goal will require the creation of solutions that are component based, adaptable, and based on the standards required by the ACA.


Concurrent Panel Session 2: Health Challenges Facing Las Vegas, Carlos Brandenburg, Shawn Gerstenberger, Zaven Khachaturian, John Mcdonald, Dennis Pirages, Thom Reilly, Kathy Silver, Bonnie Sorenson, Carolyn B. Yucha, Maurizio Trevisan Oct 2007

Concurrent Panel Session 2: Health Challenges Facing Las Vegas, Carlos Brandenburg, Shawn Gerstenberger, Zaven Khachaturian, John Mcdonald, Dennis Pirages, Thom Reilly, Kathy Silver, Bonnie Sorenson, Carolyn B. Yucha, Maurizio Trevisan

Shaping the Future of Southern Nevada: Economic, Environmental, and Social Sustainability

Moderator: Marcia Turner, NSHE Health Science System Scribe: Candace Griffith, UNLV Department of Sociology Conference white paper & Full summary of panel session, 8 pages


Faculty Worklife Study: Part Ii Analysis Of Research/Creative Activity, Service Activity, Support, Salary & Healthcare Benefits, Wku University Senate Mar 2002

Faculty Worklife Study: Part Ii Analysis Of Research/Creative Activity, Service Activity, Support, Salary & Healthcare Benefits, Wku University Senate

University Senate

In March 2002, the WKU University Senate Faculty Welfare & Professional Responsibilities Committee surveyed the Western Kentucky University faculty concerning aspects of their jobs. This study was undertaken, in part, due to concern over the number of faculty leaving the university. Of the possible 614 faculty, 367 responded, making the response rate 59.8%. This report outlines and examines the faculty's responses to the research/creative and service activity sections of this survey as well as the sections dealing with support, salary and healthcare benefits.


Faculty Regent Newsletter, Ray Mendel Feb 1994

Faculty Regent Newsletter, Ray Mendel

Board of Regents Documents

Newsletter created by faculty regent Ray Mendel to inform faculty members of WKU Board of Regents activities that affect them.


Bill #92-09-S - Establish Asg Health Insurance Ad-Hoc Committee, Wku Student Government Association Mar 1992

Bill #92-09-S - Establish Asg Health Insurance Ad-Hoc Committee, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Bill regarding the creation of a student health insurance committee.


Resolution - A Sense-Of-The-Senate Resolution Concerning Health Insurance, Wku University Senate Jan 1990

Resolution - A Sense-Of-The-Senate Resolution Concerning Health Insurance, Wku University Senate

University Senate

No abstract provided.


Fsw: 001.1 - Resolution, Wku University Senate Sep 1988

Fsw: 001.1 - Resolution, Wku University Senate

University Senate

Resolution regarding health insurance and the make up of the university insurance committee.


Article - As Costs Rise Some Reduce Insurance, Cindy Stevenson, Wku University Senate Jan 1988

Article - As Costs Rise Some Reduce Insurance, Cindy Stevenson, Wku University Senate

University Senate

Stevenson, Cindy. As Costs Rise Some Reduce Insurance, np, nd.