Health Decision Support Tools

The Health Decision Support Tools community showcases the latest news and innovative tools employers offer to their workforce population to educate and aid the employee to make better health care decisions and life choices.



Has Price Transparency’s Time Finally Come?

When it comes to price transparency, many Americans still don’t have access to meaningful information about the price of their health care, but we can see glimmers of hope in private sector initiatives and public policy.

Fortune: Castlight Health Files for Initial Public Offering

According to an exclusive report by senior editor Dan Primack, leading health care transparency company Castlight Health has "secretly" filed the paperwork for its IPO.

2014: The Year of Health Care Transparency?

Just a few short weeks into the new year, and 2014 is already shaping up to be a benchmark year in the evolution of the health care transparency space. Following a 2013 that saw transparency first truly enter into public awareness -- notably with the March publication of Steven Brill's

The 2014 Game Plan: Health Care Consumerism in the Post-PPACA World

As you read this, the benefits landscape is undergoing a tectonic shift. The depth and breadth of this shift is unprecedented, and in many ways still unknown. What is the full scope of what’s happening? What benefits strategies will prevail in the coming years? Can public and private marketplaces coexist?

Press Releases


Aon Hewitt and HelloWallet to Help U.S. Employers Strengthen the Financial Health of Workers

Aon Hewitt announced it is teaming up with HelloWallet, a financial guidance software company, to help U.S. employers make the most of their benefits and strengthen the financial wellness of their workforce.

Evive Health: Cost Transparency Tools Falling Short

Providers of health care cost transparency tools need to look beyond the cost factor alone if they are to advise patients effectively, research shows.

Castlight Health Commends Release of Physician Data by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Castlight Health commends the announcement by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that physician payment data will be issued as early as April 9.

Blog Posts


This Week on #IHCRadio: FSAs, Consumer Engagement Technology and Wellness Incentives

Yesterday - On this week's program (April 18), hosts Doug Field and Brent Macy will talk to...


Answers to your ACA Shared Responsibility Questions

04/12/2014 - You might have read that the IRS and Treasury issued final regulations on the Employer...


Musical Chairs: Sebelius Out, Burwell In

04/12/2014 - Sylvia Matthews Burwell … is a Clinton Democrat who spent the Bush years working for...


Trends shaping incentive design for health plans

04/12/2014 - Written by Glenn Leary, VP of Business Development, HealthFitnessMany employers and health plans alike view...


White Papers


White Paper from Monocle Health Data Available for Download

As the IHC Froum West kicked off last week, Monocle Health Data released its white paper examining the health care transparency revolution.

Policy Options to Encourage Patient-Physician Shared Decision Making

Major discrepancies exist between patient preferences and the medical care they receive for many common conditions. Shared decision making (SDM) is a process where a patient and clinician faced with more than one medically acceptable treatment option jointly decide which option is best based on

Permanent Payment Reform is Cornerstone of True Health Reform

The Center for Health Transformation, along with nearly 40 of its members, met to develop tripartisan solutions for payment reform. These solutions will provide better overall health and better care outcomes at lower costs to Americans.

IHC Radio


Implementation of a Successful Workplace Wellness Program

Podcast 7/27/12: Implementation of a Successful Workplace Wellness Program ... Listen


Healthcare Consumerism Radio Archive - Mar 2, 2012

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


The State of the HealthCare Consumerism Movement

Podcast 2/3/2012: The State of the Health Care Consumerism Movement ... Listen

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