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Articles

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The Supreme Court’s Ruling on ACA: Should Employers Hold Off Implementing Regulations?

It has been a little over five years since the President signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which enacted a comprehensive health insurance reform program. The various regulations have been spread out to allow employers and government agencies time to plan for and then implement new requirements. While this has

Want to Remain Relevant? You’ll Have to Offer More

There is no disagreement within the industry that the past few years have fundamentally changed health care, employee benefits and insurance. The nature and severity of these changes sent shock waves reverberating throughout the industry several times over. Now that the proverbial eye of the storm has passed, there is

The Affordable Care Act and The New Year: Projections for 2015

This time of year, many begin to think about the start of a new year, and what it may mean to their industry and businesses. Some worry about what the year ahead may bring, while others look forward to change and growth. For the health care and benefits industry, what

It’s Not Business As Usual: The New Face of Insurance Brokers

Several years ago, those who worked in the insurance industry had their day-to-day routines shaken up. Health reform legislation turned broker operations on its head, and independent insurance brokers, general agents and brokerage firms were trying to find their new normal while also getting a grasp on things like MOOPs

Blog Posts

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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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Limelight Health Raises $3 Million in Series A Funding

Financing led by MassMutual Ventures and AXA Strategic Ventures

Employee Navigator and Digital Benefit Advisors Announce Partnership

Employee Navigator, a rapidly growing provider of benefits, HR and compliance software, has formed a partnership with Digital Benefit Advisors (DBA), the nation’s largest employee benefits-only firm.

Willis, Towers Watson Announce Merger to Create Leading Global Advisory, Broking and Solutions Firm

Combination offers clients a broader range of advice, analytics, specialty capabilities and solutions covering benefits; brokerage and advisory; talent and rewards; exchange solutions; and risk and capital management across all segments and geographies

White Papers

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State-based Health Reform Seven-step Strategy

With the passage of the PPACA (“ACA”), states are required to have a certified insurance exchange by Jan. 1, 2014, or risk defaulting to the national HHS Exchange.

What Employers Want From Health Insurers--Now

In 2008, PriceWaterhouseCoopers' research team surveyed senior executives at more than 100 large US-based multinational companies and more than 250 privately held small companies. The large companies each have an average of 8,000 employees and revenue of about $3 billion. The small employers each have

Lack of a CRM Strategy Hinders Health Insurer Growth

The Gartner 2008 healthcare payer application survey reveals slow adoption of an enterprisewide CRM strategy. Having no CRM strategy in place will cause roadblocks to business growth as health insurers struggle to increase membership.

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