At the group term life issuers that provided size breakdowns for both years, the number of new sales made to employers with one to nine covered lives
increased 21% in 2016.
The researchers found that those exchanges are serving employers with about 144,000 covered lives
The insurer now has a total enrollment in New Hampshire of 22,300 covered lives
, according to the company.
The best comparison is to review the use of bed days per thousand covered lives
Hospitals, insurers and other health care providers offer discounts to large purchasers in exchange for the volume of covered lives
they can deliver as patients.
The organization therefore gets Kairos' expertise in contracting, while managed care gains access to Kairos' wider geographic base and 20,000 covered lives
individual long-term care insurance (LTCI) sales fell sharply in 2014, but the total number of covered lives
and total amount of LTCI premium revenue stayed about the same.
In response to pressure from MCOs, providers often band together to accept risk, manage populations of covered lives
, and share revenues.
Health insurers that use a method called the "actual count method" to calculate the number of covered lives
for a policy year must use that method, but they could begin counting lives under the policy as of May 14, 2012 -- 30 days after the regulations were proposed -- rather than the first day of the policy year.
Or, how can we analyze outcomes of subspecialty procedures which require greater numbers of covered lives
than are available with our number of covered lives