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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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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

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

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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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Mercer Launches a Modern Digital Employee Experience, Mercer BenefitsCentral

Mercer announced today that the firm has launched Mercer BenefitsCentral, a newly designed digital experience for its U.S. Large Market Benefits Administration clients and their employees.

Zions Bancorporation Selects Benefitfocus HR INTOUCH MARKETPLACE®

Benefitfocus, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software solutions, today announced that Zions Bancorporation has selected the Benefitfocus HR INTOUCH MARKETPLACE® to support online enrollment and benefits administration and to assist in facilitating Zions' compliance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Transamerica to Offer Voluntary Benefits Enrollment through Benefitfocus Marketplace

Transamerica Employee Benefits is expanding its enrollment options for employers with the help of a leading cloud-based software solution provider. The platform brings simplicity to the enrollment process for employees while integrating valuable education tools.

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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Exploring the Changing World of Pharmacy Benefit Management

Podcast 6/15/2012: Exploring the Changing World of Pharmacy Benefit Management ... Listen

 

ObamaCare: The Decision Part I

Podcast 6/29/2012: ObamaCare: The Decision Part I ... Listen

 

Helping Consumers Cope with the New World of Health Care

Podcast 2/10/2012: Helping Consumers Cope with the New World of Health Care ... Listen

 
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