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America’s new market-driven healthcare system offers huge opportunities for all players in the commercial health insurance ecosystem – employers, advisors, professional benefits administrators, and carriers alike. Our blog presents vital information and knowledge you need to not only comply with, but also to benefit from, and win.
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TALON To Present Expert Insights On No Surprises Act, Transparency in Coverage Rule Compliance and Safe Harbor. LinkedIn Live Webinar, Thursday, Jan. 20th 2:00 PM EST

Join us on Thursday, January 20th for TALON’s first webinar in our series highlighting how to understand, assess, and prepare for this transformative legislation. TALON will highlight the critical steps to ensure compliance for key commercial health insurance stakeholders; employers and employees; plan advisors and brokers; and third-party administrators, ASOs, and insurance carriers. The webinar

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TALON Publishes Planning Guide For No Surprises Act, Transparency in Coverage Compliance

Addressing the need for employers, commercial health insurance advisors and brokers, third-party administrators, ASOs and carriers to find clarity and a path forward regarding numerous mandates contained within the No Surprises Act and Transparency in Coverage Rule, TALON has published its Planning Guide, Ensuring Compliance with the No Surprises Act and Transparency in Coverage Rule.

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Top TPAs Select TALON For Compliance, Safe Harbor and Competitive Advantage In the New Market-Driven Healthcare System

TALON has recently licensed its turn-key solution for federal No Surprises Act and Transparency in Coverage Rule compliance and safe harbor to leading third-party administrators (TPAs).  “These TPAs are poised to not only protect clients against the financial risks of non-compliance, but also to take full advantage of America’s new market-driven healthcare system that begins

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Consumer Protections are coming to Healthcare

The No Surprises Act prohibits balance billing in the case of surprise medical bills — those for non-emergency services furnished by out-of-network providers during a visit by the patient at an in-network facility — unless the law’s notice and consent requirements are met, according to the Interim Final Rule published earlier this summer. Out-of-network providers

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True Price Transparency means “No Surprises”

TALON defines healthcare “price transparency” to be accurate and easily accessible information intuitively presented on the price of health care services and items that helps define the value of those services, enabling patients and other healthcare cost stakeholders to identify, compare, and choose providers based on cost, quality, and convenience. It is important to note

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Passive Healthcare Consumers = Exploited Healthcare Consumers

I’ve written previously about the blight of complacency that has descended upon employer-sponsored health insurance. Much of the growth of the unsustainable cost-curve experienced by employers and their employees arises from the complacency of benefit advisors, employers, and their employees. Employee benefit costs—namely, healthcare—appear as the second largest expense item for many employers.   Yet benefit

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