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FAIR Health Access ®

Jan 2022

Stakeholders read our monthly FAIR Health Access® newsletter for the latest product news, insights into the uses of FAIR Health data and more.

FH® Allowed Inpatient Facility DRG Launches in January

In January, FAIR Health is launching a new addition to our suite of FH® Allowed Benchmarks: FH® Allowed Inpatient Facility DRG. In addition, in February, allowed inpatient facility DRG data will be available in the latest release of another product, the FH® NSA Reference File.

FAIR Health Consumer Website Records Notable Traffic to Shared Decision-Making Resources in 2022

In 2022, consumers demonstrated strong interest in the shared decision-making tools and related educational content recently incorporated into FAIR Health’s free, award-winning consumer website, fairhealthconsumer.org. FAIR Health also saw an increase in the proportion of male users of its site. Other insights into consumer website user demographics and search habits can be found in FAIR Health’s infographic of year-end statistics for 2022.

Share of Patients with Heat Exhaustion Increased 53 Percent When Comparing June 2016 to June 2021

Among privately insured individuals receiving medical services, the percentage of patients diagnosed with heat exhaustion increased 52.5 percent when comparing June 2016 to June 2021. This was part of a general trend in which, from May to September, the percentage of patients who were diagnosed with heat stress, heat exhaustion or heatstroke was higher in each month in 2021 than in the corresponding month of 2016. These and other findings were reported in a recently released FAIR Health brief, Heat-Related Illness: A Window into Recent Trends.

FAIR Health Consumer Access ®

Fall 2022

Consumers turn to the quarterly FAIR Health Consumer Access® for tips on navigating the healthcare system and estimating the real cost of healthcare.

New Section for Older Adults Launches on FAIR Health Consumer Website

As people get older, knowing how to use the healthcare system and choose the best care is crucial. With funding in part from The John A. Hartford Foundation, FAIR Health has launched a new section for older adults on our free, award-winning consumer website, fairhealthconsumer.org.

Fall Is Open Enrollment Season

Now that fall is here, it’s a good time to think about health insurance. That’s because fall is open enrollment season—the time of year when you can sign up for a health plan or make changes to the plan you have.

What You Need to Know about Medicare

If you’re 65 or older, figuring out how Medicare works and when to sign up can be challenging. It can be hard to know what kind of coverage you’ll need. There are Part A, Part B, Part D, Medicare Advantage plans (Part C) and Medigap. This article will cover the basics of what you need to know about Medicare.