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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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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.

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

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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It’s Open Enrollment Season: FSAstore.com Encourages Consumers to Use Flexible Spending Accounts

Set aside up to $2,500 pre-tax for out-of-pocket health care expenses

Consumer-Directed Health Care Solutions Leader ConnectYourCare Named to Inc. 500|5000

ConnectYourCare, a national leader in consumer‐directed health care account solutions, including HSAs, FSAs and HRAs, has been named to the 2014 Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest growing companies.

Health Savings Accounts Reach Almost $23 Billion in June

According to the eighth semi-annual Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) survey and resulting research report conducted by Devenir, HSAs have grown to an estimated $22.8 billion in assets and almost 11.8 million accounts as of June 30, 2014.

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

 

Roundtable Discussion on Supreme Court's Ruling of Health Care Law - The Decision Part II

Podcast 7/13/2012: A Roundtable discussion on Supreme Court's Ruling of Health Care Law - ObamaCare: The Decision Part II ... Listen

 

Healthcare Consumerism Radio Archive - Mar 30, 2012

Podcast: March is Over but the Madness Continues ... Listen

 
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