By Patrick Kelly, Vericred’s Director of Sales   I recently traveled to Atlanta for The 11th National Conference for the Medicare Supplement Insurance Industry, an annual summit bringing together professionals who market, sell, price, administer and support Medicare supplement insurance. For hundreds of field agents and representatives from insurance carriers and technology platforms, the conference was an … Continued


New to Medicare Advantage? Check out our recent blog to better understand Medicare Advantage basics and why these plans are increasingly popular.   In this VeriStat series, we are exploring the Medicare Advantage market. In our last post, we showed that there is widespread availability of Medicare Advantage plans and that most shoppers can choose … Continued



We’ve made it our mission to enable technology companies to build innovative solutions that bring transparency, efficiency and decision support to the health insurance and employee benefits spaces. Earlier this week we launched our Medicare Advantage Rating API, which will now allow InsurTech and digital health platforms to deliver plan search, quoting and other features … Continued


This is the sixth year in which individual health insurance plans have been offered under the Affordable Care Act. The early years of the market were characterized by significant fluctuations in carrier participation and premiums as players adjusted their strategies in response to the new environment. In this Veristat post, we examine the national trend … Continued


  A few weeks ago, I shared an analysis we developed at Vericred that explored the accuracy with which hospital websites disclose the health plans where they participate in-network. The results were very revealing, so we decided to extend that analysis to examine the quality of Machine Readable Directories (“MRDs”) mandated by CMS for plans … Continued


Nearly 70% of Hospital Websites analyzed missed the mark.   A rule issued with much fanfare by the Department of Health and Human Services now requires that hospitals make their “chargemaster” public via the internet effective January 1st, 2019. The chargemaster is a list detailing the official rate or list prices charged by a hospital for individual procedures, services, … Continued