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Most benefits professionals agree that the health insurance exchanges have the potential to create real change in the health care industry.
High-deductible health plans, sometimes called consumer-directed health plans (CDHPs) are becoming more popular among employers who offer health insurance to its employees.
ConnectYourCare News: On May 15, Sen. Ben Cardin, (D) Md., and Sen. Mike Enzi, (R) Wyo., introduced Senate bill S.966, titled the Medical FSA Improvement Act. If passed, the legislation would eliminate the use-it-or-lose-it rule that currently applies to all flexible spending accounts (FSAs).
A new Republican Senate bill seeks to facilitate the use of tax-advantaged HSAs and FSAs by loosening the rules that govern them
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Infographic highlights market forces that are driving a shift away from traditional ‘defined benefit’ programs toward a ‘defined contribution’ approach to health benefits
Consumer-directed health plans (CDHP), designed to make employees make more cost-and health-conscious decisions, have been shown to reduce the long-term use of outpatient physician visits and prescription drugs, according to new research by the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI).
In a white paper released by Change Healthcare, 91 percent of employees with families and 65 percent of employees overall would have spent less under a CDHP than a PPO. Families averaged $140 per month in savings.
The IRS has clarified aspects of its guidance issued early in 2011, regarding the obligation of many employers to begin reporting health coverage values on employees' Forms W-2.
SEVENTH ANNUAL SURVEY: This Issue Brief presents findings from the 2011 EBRI/MGA Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey. This study is based on an online survey of 4,703 privately insured adults ages 21-64 to provide nationally representative data regarding the growth of consumer-driven health plans