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.



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.

Consumers Brace for the 2014 Enrollment Season

CYC News: The Obama administration's announcement on July 2 that the employer health care mandate will be delayed until 2015 has been the subject of fierce debate over the last week.

Press Releases


AmeriGas Selects Benefitfocus for Benefits Enrollment, Communication and Analysis

Multi-year agreement will bring new consumer experience to 9,000 AmeriGas employees in all 50 states

PlanSource Highlights Success of the Murray Securus Choice Benefits Marketplace

Broker Murray Securus' Advanced, Tiered Private Health Insurance Marketplace Powered by MyPlanSource Platform; Exchange Offers Advanced Options

Businessolver Launches Affordable Care Act Time Tracking Solution

Businessolver's ACA StatusTracker is a comprehensive solution for time tracking needs in accordance with the Affordable Care Act

Blog Posts


This Week on #IHCRadio: Population Health, CDHC Accounts and PBM Tools

Yesterday - For the first time this spring, Ron Bachman will be back in the studio this...


ACA Costs: Can Employer Groups Expect Increased Premiums, Deductibles?

04/21/2014 - Chances are, you or your clients have recently read the Manhattan Institute analysis of the...


Introducing The Private Exchange Blog at

04/21/2014 - As part of The Institute for HealthCare Consumerism's on-going effort to provide the industry with...


Why Aren't Gym Memberships FSA Eligible?

04/21/2014 - Can I Use my Flexible Spending Account for a gym membership?It’s one of the most...


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.

IHC Radio


Encore Presentation of ObamaCare: The Decision Part I

Podcast 7/6/2012: Encore presentation of HealthCare Consumerism Radio - ObamaCare: The Decision Part I ... Listen


On location at The IHC FORUM East at the Cobb Galleria Centre

Podcast 4/13/2012: On location at The IHC FORUM East at the Cobb Galleria Centre ... Listen


HealthCare Consumerism Radio Debut

Podcast: Healthcare Consumerism Debut Show ... Listen

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