Benefit Enrollment & Eligibility

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.



Leveraging the Marketing Mix Can Change the Course of Health Care Consumerism

We, as HR professionals, encourage employees to be thoughtful consumers of health care, yet we are not treating employees like the consumers of benefits that they are. We typically aren’t providing a product that lives up to expectations because we are not thinking in terms of marketing. If this continues,

Keep Your Cool by Planning for Open Enrollment Today

Americans throughout the nation are experiencing maximum summer – the time of year when it’s so hot that everything moves in suspended motion.

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

Blog Posts


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


Rally Health Launches Enrollment Tool to Help Employees Understand and Select Health Benefits

Rally Health, Inc. has launched Rally Choice, a new offering to provide consumers with the education and guidance to make health benefits decisions that best fit their personal health needs and take them through the enrollment process when signing up for health benefits offered through

Opus Advisory Group Selects Maestro Health to Launch Comprehensive Benefits Solution

Maestro Health, a leading benefit administration and exchange provider, today announced a new partnership with top New York-based benefit consulting company, Opus Advisory Group, LLC. Opus will incorporate Maestro Health’s innovative exchange and benefit administration solution into their health care management model to create an

PlanSource Acquires ClearBenefits from BENU

Strategic purchase will expand customer base and company's U.S. footprint

White Papers


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.

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