From health care reform to sales and marketing, the insurance landscape is constantly evolving. Throughout every change, industry thought leaders provide essential tips and insights into new policies and trends to keep us on top of our game. Without further ado, here are seven of the industry’s most influential insurance blogs that you should be following.
As President and CEO of the National Center for Policy Awareness, Dr. John Goodman is also known as the “Father of Health Savings Accounts.” Dr. Goodman’s influential blog is a reliable online destination for insights and updates on health policy, providing exclusive, in-depth analysis twice a week.
Referred to as “the authority” and “the leading insider voice in the [health care] field,” The Health Care Blog (THCB) attracts a vast and influential national audience made up of hospitals, physicians, research institutions, Wall Street insiders, tech companies, consumers and even the federal government. THCB posts and reprints stories concerning economics, the business of health care, national health care policy, health technology and more.
3. Honey Leveen
Self-proclaimed “Queen of Long-Term Care Insurance,” Honey Leveen is an independent agent in the Houston, Texas area. Specializing in long-term care insurance, Leveen is dedicated to helping individuals remain educated and current on the latest health affairs through her informative and relevant blog posts. Check out her posts on popular topics like long-term care planning, Medicare and employee benefits.
Originally started in 1981 as a peer-reviewed journal of health policy thought and research, Health Affairs is considered a must-read for anyone interested in health care, policy and medicine. Read worldwide by government and health industry leaders, advocates and consumers alike, Health Affairs holds to its mission to serve as a nonpartisan forum, promoting analysis and discussion on everything health care related, from cost to quality. Bonus: As a subscriber, you can find every article published since the journal’s inception.
Kaiser Health News (KHN) is a non-profit news organization, independent of the Kaiser Family Foundation. The website’s blog, Capsules, provides in-depth coverage of health policy issues and federal and state developments, as well as health care news ranging from women’s health to insurance. Readers will find daily summaries of national major health care news, videos and a range of perspectives on health issues.
It’s safe to say pioneering the long-term care insurance industry is a trait that runs through Stephen Forman’s blood. As senior vice president of Long Term Care Associates, Inc., Forman is a sought after expert and thought leader in his field. His popular blog articles offer a fresh take on strategy and advice for insurance agents in today’s world.
Stay current on the latest compliance and industry news reporting from Gould & Lamb’s team of Medicare Compliance blogging experts. Gould & Lamb is an industry leader and provider of Medicare Compliance Services and its team of expert bloggers certainly has the background experience and credentials to back it up. This blog will help you stay updated on policy and compliance issues, Medicare reporting and much more.