By: Rob Hamilton, EVP of Sales & Marketing The health care benefits landscape is becoming increasingly difficult for employers to navigate, especially as insurance premiums
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Digestive diseases, or gastrointestinal disorders, are ailments of the digestive tract, including the esophagus, stomach, intestines, liver, pancreas, and gallbladder. These diseases have become a growing problem in the United States, placing a financial burden on individuals as well as their employer-sponsored health insurers. Digestive disorders are responsible for an extraordinary number of clinical visits and hospitalizations each year. In fact, the Massachusetts Medical Society estimates that overall annual expenditures for digestive disease care totaled more than $136 billion.
While a liver transplant surgery is the second most common transplant surgery after the kidney, it is not a common health care condition faced by a majority of Americans. According to the United Network for Organ Sharing, less than 1% of the U.S. population has had an organ transplant. These surgeries are only necessary after every other treatment option has been exhausted and/or completely ruled out. Needless to say, it can be overwhelming to navigate through the process of selecting the right path of care to get the best possible outcome.
By: Book Chrobak, Health Analytics Manager As health prices continue to rise and health insurance premiums soar past inflation, Americans across the country are looking