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The consumer-directed health care movement demands that consumers take on the three A's – awareness, accountability and active involvement – when it comes to health care decisions and spending. However, to help consumers tackle this immense transition, health plans and employers need to properly engage consumers so they can better
We’ve been lulled into a false sense of security. While most of us “in the know” understand the inner-workings of health savings accounts and health reimbursement accounts, we are remiss to assume the rest of the world does too.
Our recently completed sixth annual IHC FORUM & Expo in Atlanta attracted over 800 attendees, 50 sponsors and 100 speakers to address the top concerns, best practices and innovation in health care consumerism today. And the discussion continued throughout the week on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook, with sponsors, attendees and
The new Republican majority in the House and Senate brings a change in direction both in terms of issues and key policy players. Health care and tax reform are expected to be top priorities for the new Congress. This article highlights the implications for consumer-directed and flexible benefits issues as
Acclaris survey finds HSAs are not well understood and changes in consumer education are needed
ConnectYourCare, the nation’s leading administrator of health savings accounts (HSAs) and other tax-advantaged solutions, announces new senior executive appointments as the company continues to deepen its focus on driving profitable sales growth.
Market-leading Alegeus clients -- including American Benefit Group, Medcom and National Benefit Services -- are embracing this new offering to increase consumer convenience, speed reimbursements and reduce costs
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.