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.
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
Benefits strategies remain one of the most important tools for talent acquisition and retention. According to an International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans survey, the vast majority of employers rely on benefits to attract corporate talent and to retain their current internal talent pool (79 and 75 percent respectively). And
As health plans and benefits advisors plan for this fall’s enrollment period, the results of a recent FAIR Health consumer survey shed light on what is most important to plan members when they select health insurance or choose a doctor.
According to 2015 FAIR Health survey estimates, half of U.S. consumers consider their out-of-pocket medical costs higher than they expected. A third of those surveyed felt that costs were much higher than anticipated.
Members of a Michigan health insurance company are being rewarded for making informed decisions about their care. PriorityRewards, from Priority Health, is an incentive program that rewards people up to $200 for choosing a fair-priced medical procedure through the company’s cost estimating tool.
Acclaris survey finds HSAs are not well understood and changes in consumer education are needed
Rally Health, Inc. has launched Rally Choice, a new offering to provide consumers with the education and guidance to make health benefits decisions that best fit their personal health needs and take them through the enrollment process when signing up for health benefits offered through
As the IHC Froum West kicked off last week, Monocle Health Data released its white paper examining the health care transparency revolution.
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
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