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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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Making Health Care Payments Easier in a Complex Ecosystem

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created many changes and opportunities within the health care system, including payment processing. Payments come from many different entities, including employers, individuals, health plans and the government, and the types of payments are varied, as well, covering premium payments, subsidies, wellness dollars, patient responsibility amounts,

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.

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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HSA Bank Launches Refreshed Brand

New "Own Your Health" brand promise demystifies health savings account concept

Alegeus Technologies Appoints Kenneth J. Fasola to Board of Directors

Prominent industry leader will bring additional leadership, unique market perspectives and strategic insights to help guide the company’s solution and market strategies

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).

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.

IHC Radio

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Sam Shallenberger, CFO of RJ Young, and his broker Alex Tolbert, Founder of Bernard Health

Podcast 6/1/2012: Interview with Sam Shallenberger, CFO of RJ Young, and his broker Alex Tolbert, Founder of Bernard Health. ... Listen

 

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