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The HSA / HRA / FSA Administration & Finance community showcases the latest news and innovative trends employers use and the best technology platforms available for administering and financing personal-care accounts (FSA/HSA/HRA). The community features articles, press releases, white papers, case studies, blogs, videos and podcasts.

Articles

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The Great Shift: Moving from Defined Benefit to Defined Contribution

Much like the shift from employer pension plans to the now dominant 401(k) retirement plans that took place not so long ago, we are now seeing an accelerating shift in our health care system from a defined benefit model to a defined contribution model with many employers. This is impacting

Spending Account Tips for Easy, Worry-free Open Enrollment

Open enrollment can be a stressful time for both employees and benefits professionals. With an abundance of information to digest about available health plan options, spending accounts and supplemental benefits, employees are often overwhelmed and confused because they lack the knowledge and understanding of the available options.

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.

Enrollment in HSA-Eligible Plans Continues Double-Digit Growth, Says New AHIP Census

It's been an exciting summer so far in the world of health savings accounts, culminating with a recent series of reports from America's Health Insurance Plans, American Bankers Association's HSA Council and Alegeus Technologies.

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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Alegeus Finds Employers That Have Adopted FSA Rollover Are Seeing Double-Digit FSA Enrollment Growth

Rollover allowance offers FSA program owners a clear path to incremental growth in both FSA enrollment and contributions, compared to flat overall FSA market growth

ebenefit Marketplace Announces CDHC Relationship with ConnectYourCare

National private exchange and benefits administration platform provider enhances their offering with top-ranked CDHC vendor relationship

WageWorks Releases Innovative Open Enrollment Kit to Assist Employers with Benefits Education

WageWorks, Inc., a leader in administering Consumer-Directed Benefits, announced today the release of its 2015 Open Enrollment Kit for human resources and benefits professionals.

White Papers

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When Taking into Consideration Premiums and Out-of-Pocket Expenses, CDHPs Can Save Employees Money

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.

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

Renewed Interest in Tax Exempt Benefit Trusts

Recent changes in financial accounting reporting obligations have caused many employers, both public and private, to re-examine the overall economics of pre-funding retiree medical benefits.

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