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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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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.

The Power of Choice: The Game-Changing Combination of Private Exchanges and Health Savings Accounts

Private exchanges are coming. Regardless of which study you pick or which representative sample of employers you survey, the numbers suggests that anywhere between one-quarter to two-thirds of U.S. employers will adopt some form of private exchange solution by the end of the decade. And these projections could certainly increase

The Affordable Care Act and Account-based Plans: Impact of the ACA on HRAs, FSAs and HSAs

In the ever-increasing pages of guidance from the federal regulatory agencies responsible for implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it is easy to lose track of how the new rules apply to various types of individual account-based health plans (i.e. FSAs, HRAs, and HSAs). Following is an overview of how

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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Banking Survey Shows Health Savings Accounts Provide Financial Flexibility for Consumers

A new survey on health savings accounts’ (HSAs) financial activity shows that HSA plans are a valuable financial tool for consumers, providing flexibility to cover immediate medical expenses and to save for future health care costs.

New Census Survey Shows Continued Growth in HSA Enrollment

New infographic shows HSA enrollment growth since 2006

Research from Alegeus Finds That 70 Percent of HSA Account Holders Cannot Pass HSA Proficiency Quiz

Data from more than 1,500 employers and consumers reveals a significant consumer education gap and a need for enhanced consumer health care decision-support

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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