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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.
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.
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
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
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 infographic shows HSA enrollment growth since 2006
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
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.
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
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.