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.
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
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.
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.
According to an analysis of the Mercer National Survey of Employer Sponsored Health Plans commissioned by the American Association of Preferred Provider Organizations, enrollment in consumer-directed health plans grew by 19 percent in 2012, increasing from 33 million in 2011 to 39 million last year.
Employees answer What voluntary benefits? and Health care reform HELP!
WageWorks, Inc. a leading provider of consumer-directed benefits (CDBs), such as pre-tax accounts for health, commuter and other employee benefits, has announced the release of their 2013 digital Open Enrollment kit. The kit is designed to help employers prepare for the October 1 through December
HR Survey Shows Majority of Companies on Track for ACA Compliance and Rank Health as a Top Priority for Boosting Employee Engagement and Productivity
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
The federal agencies responsible for implementing the health reform law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), issued final regulations relating to the requirement that insurers and plan sponsors distribute four-page "plain English" benefit summaries to health plan enrollees.
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.