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HSA Bank to Acquire HSA Business of JPMorgan Chase

Webster Finanacial Corpration, the holding company of HSA Bank, one of the nation's largest and oldest health savings account administrators, announced earlier today that it had signed an agreement to acquire the HSA business of JPMorgan Chase Bank, including 700,000 accounts and an estimated $1.3 billion in deposits.

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.

Blog Posts


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


Benefit Resource Introduces Mobile-Optimized Educational Resource for Pre-tax Benefits

BRiEducation is a mobile-optimized educational resource which provides individuals with everything they need to know about FSAs, HSAs, HRAs and commuter benefits through the use of video, account summaries, frequently asked questions, calculation tools and mobile enrollment (when offered by the employer).

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

White Papers


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.

IHC Radio


Healthcare Consumerism Radio Archive - Mar 2, 2012

Podcast: HealthCare Consumerism Radio welcomes Ray Bachman and Liz Frayer ... Listen


HealthCare Consumerism Radio Debut

Podcast: Healthcare Consumerism Debut Show ... Listen


Inaugural Corporate Member Spotlight Show

Podcast 5/4/2012: Get to Know our Members: HealthCare Consumerism Radio is proud to present its inaugural Corporate Member Spotlight Show. ... Listen

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