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FAIR Health Access ®

Nov 2023

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

From 2018 to 2022, Eating Disorder Claim Lines Increased 65 Percent Nationally as a Percentage of All Medical Claim Lines

From 2018 to 2022, eating disorder claim lines increased 65 percent nationally as a percentage of all medical claim lines. All eating disorders studied increased during this period, but at different rates: avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder by 305 percent, binge-eating disorder by 81 percent, anorexia nervosa by 73 percent and bulimia nervosa by 3 percent. These and other findings on eating disorders are reported in a recently released FAIR Health white paper: Spotlight on Eating Disorders: An Analysis of Private Healthcare Claims.

FAIR Health Data Repository Surpasses 43 Billion Claim Records

FAIR Health’s collection of private health insurance claims recently surpassed 43 billion claim records, a new milestone for what was already the nation’s largest such repository. Separately, our repository of Medicare fee-for-service data, which we receive as a national, certified Qualified Entity from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, now stands at more than 45 billion claim records.

FAIR Health Launches New Tutorial Video for Older Adults on Consumer Website

Last month, FAIR Health launched a new video tutorial on the Older Adults section of its consumer website, Created as part of a three-year implementation initiative funded by The John A. Hartford Foundation (JAHF) to facilitate shared decision-making discussions and healthcare engagement among older adults and family caregivers, the video tutorial orients consumers to the shared decision-making resources available in the Older Adults section.

FAIR Health Consumer Access ®

Fall 2023

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

Healthcare Proxies and Advance Healthcare Directives

What if a serious accident, injury or illness affected your ability to make decisions? Have you thought about what care you’d want? Healthcare proxies and advance healthcare directives can help you plan your care if you ever lose the ability to communicate clearly. This article will tell you about your options for planning your healthcare decisions ahead of time.

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.

Types of Health Plans

When shopping for a health plan, you may see a plan described as an HMO, PPO, POS or EPO. Those abbreviations are important because the coverage, rules and typical costs differ for each type of plan.