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Latest Consumer-driven health care Stories

2014-04-14 23:01:01

The combination of Orange Health Solutions’ population health management and care coordination services paired with MZI HealthCare’s suite of health benefit technology solutions will enable health care providers to successfully participate in the value-based care transformation underway in the health care industry. JACKSONVILLE, FL and GREENWICH, CT (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Orange Health Solutions (“Orange”), a Jacksonville, FL based technology enabled health care services company,...

2014-04-10 23:22:18

Paramount Rx is helping businesses assist their employees and customers in navigating the new health care landscape as prescription drug costs rise under the Affordable Care Act. Cary, NC (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Paramount Rx, a full-service prescription benefits manager focused on consumer-driven health care, is helping businesses assist their employees and customers in navigating the new health care landscape as prescription drug costs rise under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The rollout...

2014-01-22 12:26:46

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For consumers who use healthcare moderately, unnecessary out-of-pocket spending can result if a higher tier health plan (e.g. silver over bronze) is purchased without confirming that the lower tier options in the area have more costly deductibles and caps on annual out-of-pocket costs. Even though national averages show deductibles and out-of-pocket limits getting lower as the health plan tier rises (bronze, silver, gold,...

2014-01-08 12:28:28

96% of Bronze Plans for Small Employers Exceed Deductible Limits SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Affordable Care Act capped deductibles for small group health insurance plans at $2,000 for individuals and $4,000 for families. However, the Department of Health & Human Services announced in February 2013 that these deductible limits could be waived in situations where a limit prevented a health plan from meeting its ratio of insurance payments to enrollee...

2013-12-05 23:21:01

Provides Employer-Sponsored Health Plan Cost Trends and Benchmarks for Ohio Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 HORAN, a leading advisor in employee benefits and financial services, announces national health care costs continue to increase for both plan sponsors and their employees, according to the 2013 Health Plan Survey conducted by its national partner, United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation's largest independent benefits advisory organization. The 2013 UBA Health Plan...

2013-12-05 12:28:45

Provides Employer-Sponsored Health Plan Cost Trends and Benchmarks for Ohio CINCINNATI, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HORAN, a leading advisor in employee benefits and financial services, announces national health care costs continue to increase for both plan sponsors and their employees, according to the 2013 Health Plan Survey conducted by its national partner, United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation's largest independent benefits advisory organization. The 2013 UBA Health Plan Survey...

2013-12-02 23:20:48

There are Four Health Insurance Terms All Americans Need to Know - But Don’t Park City, UT (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Today, Zane Benefits, the number one online small business health benefits solution, published new information on basic health insurance terms. According to Zane Benefits’ website, with the individual mandate, an increase in consumer driven health plans and defined contribution, and the new health insurance exchanges, more consumers than ever will be in the driver's...

2013-11-19 23:25:18

The president of Cypress Benefit Administrators recently led a workshop on cost control at the Northwest Human Resource Management Association’s annual conference in Washington. Tom Doney focused on the state of employee benefits today and some of the main factors employers should consider to ensure the most cost-effective medical benefit plans at their workplace. Appleton, WI (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Known for his expertise in the self-funded industry, Tom Doney, president of...

2013-11-01 08:27:11

CEO Martin Watson Among Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs at 2013 Builders + Innovators Summit SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Goldman Sachs recognized SeeChange Health's Founder and CEO Martin Watson as one of the Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2013 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Marana, Arizona. Goldman Sachs selected Martin Watson as one of the most intriguing entrepreneurs from multiple industries to be honored at the three-day event. With a passion for...

2013-10-25 23:02:42

Course examines the impact of key economic, regulatory and marketplace challenges facing employers. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Skyrocketing health care costs and ballooning compliance duties have pushed more employers to a tipping point, and companies are facing major benefits strategy changes as a result. UBA, in conjunction with UNUM, are hosting a free webinar for human resource professionals, called “Buyer’s Study,” on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 pm...