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The Benefit Enrollment & Eligibility community highlights the latest news and innovative trends employers are using to streamline and cut administrative costs, and how employers are effectively engaging their employee population to enroll in an offered benefits program.

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Why You Should Consider Consumer-Directed Benefits During Open Enrollment

Companies and their employees are increasingly choosing consumer-directed benefit accounts for their voluntary health care benefits. Why? The answer is easy: it saves both of them money. It also provides an opportunity to engage consumers in their health care purchasing decisions.

Experts Weigh in: Private Exchanges’ Past, Present and Future

At the beginning of 2013, questions swirled concerning private exchanges. Would employers actually transition to private exchanges? If they did, would they work? Would employers cut their health care contributions even more? Would employees want to utilize private exchanges? Would the many hiccups surrounding the public exchanges hurt or help

Health Care Consumerism and the Chief Engagement Officer: A Powerful Combination

Despite many positive advances over the past decade, the opportunity for consumerism in health care still remains largely untapped. Consumer power has been the engine of growth for a wide array of product categories from electronics to automobiles to fashion. It has fueled our nation’s economic boom for more than

Brokers, Enrollment Support, Data Security: Crucial to Private Exchange Success

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. It’s upon us – as are the changes in the health care landscape. These three components will be crucial to an exchange's success.

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This Week on HealthCare Consumerism Radio: The Private Exchange Effect

07/22/2014 - Private exchanges are coming, but how will the transition affect the various stakeholders in employee...

 

Get to Know the Types of Private Exchange Models

07/22/2014 - When it comes to making an important decision, a significant investment or even beginning a...

 

This Week on HealthCare Consumerism Radio: Health Advocacy, Onsite Clinics and Wellness

07/16/2014 - On this week's program, your hosts Brent Macy and Doug Field will be exploring issues...

 

This Week on HealthCare Consumerism Radio: Choosing the Right Health Plan, Health Account Administration and Private Exchanges

07/09/2014 - We hope all of our listeners and supporters had a fun and safe July 4...

 

Press Releases

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Transamerica Expands Enrollment Options to Better Serve Employers and Employees

Consistent with its commitment to enhancing enrollment options for both employers and employees -- and to making the enrollment process easier -- Transamerica Employee Benefits will utilize the innovative technology of a leading, cloud-based provider of benefits administration, exchange, payroll and HRIS solutions to employers.

BenefitMall Adds New Features to Employer Services Exchange®

Online benefits administration system upgrades enhance Speed, usability, security, enrollment process and plan comparisons

BeneStream Closes $1.58 Million Round for Solution That Helps Employers Meet ACA's Employer Mandate

Board members represent leading voices in labor, health tech and health insurance

White Papers

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MetLife's Study of Employee Benefits Trends Sees Opportunity in Economic Climate

As you know, we’ve been following MetLife’s research for quite a while. We created Tip Sheets that are all about effective benefits communication for their Open Enrollment Toolbox, and we use the data from their annual Study of Employee Benefits Trends in our White Paper

New Study Shows Potential Savings from Enrolling Dual Eligible Beneficiaries in Managed Care Plans

A new study by Ken Thorpe examines the health care quality and savings potential of health plans and other care coordination models for Medicare/Medicaid dual eligibles.

IHC Radio

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The State of the HealthCare Consumerism Movement

Podcast 2/3/2012: The State of the Health Care Consumerism Movement ... Listen

 

Why Critical Illness Insurance is Critical to Your Workforce Population's Well-being

Podcast 5/18/2012: Why Critical Illness Insurance is Critical to Your Workforce Population's Well-being ... Listen

 

Utilizing On-site and Off-site Health Care Clinics to Curb Rising Health Care Costs

Podcast 2/17/2012: Utilizing On-site and off-Site Health Care Clinics to Curb Rising Health Care Costs ... Listen

 
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