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2014-04-09 08:30:00

DALLAS, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas employers say their biggest challenges in 2014 include engaging and empowering employees to make better health and health care decisions, evaluating health exchanges, and dealing with the lack of health care price transparency. A recent survey of 73 large- and mid-size Texas employers by the Texas Business Group on Health, an employer-sponsored health care coalition, revealed five primary concerns regarding health benefits: -- More...

2014-04-08 23:28:17

SelectQuote Benefit Solutions offers employers ways to proactively help retirees manage health care costs (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 SelectQuote Benefit Solutions, an expert in building and operating insurance exchanges, offers insight on three trends employers are embracing to aid retirees in planning for retirement. 1.    Adopting a private insurance exchange can help manage retirees’ health care costs. A survey conducted by the Private Exchange Evaluation...

2014-04-08 23:22:11

Purchasing Individual Health Plans Outside of Open Enrollment Park City, UT (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on how new employees can purchase individual health plans outside of open enrollment. According to Zane Benefits’ website, if the new employee already has an individual or family health insurance plan, they can keep it and be reimbursed for their premium by the defined contribution plan. Because of the...

2014-04-08 23:02:08

Most Americans are unaware that according to the Affordable Care Act, losing job-based insurance coverage is a qualifying event, which allows the consumer to enter the new Health Insurance Marketplace and potentially save money. Bedford Park, IL (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 “It is extremely unfortunate when any American loses their job and along with it their job-based health insurance coverage,” began Bill Hallberg, Chief Enrollment Officer, ACA Marketplace Enrollment Solutions (ACAMES)....

2014-04-08 23:00:20

MarketOptimizer.org adds Latest Report on “CountryFocus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - South Korea” to its store. Inquire before buying this report at http://www.marketoptimizer.org/contacts/inquire-before-buying?rname=6252 Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 High levels of access to healthcare insurance and reimbursement and increasing demand for healthcare services from a growing elderly population will drive the growth of the pharmaceutical market. However, an...

2014-04-08 12:32:01

MemorialCare Medical Group and Greater Newport Physicians Join New Program That Improves Care and Coordination of Chronic Conditions with Strong Focus on Prevention and Added Services to Improve Health of Patients LOS ANGELES and ORANGE Counties, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anthem Blue Cross and MemorialCare Medical Foundation, the physician division of MemorialCare Health System, announced that they are collaborating to offer Anthem's Enhanced Personal Care...

2014-04-07 16:25:04

Total Contributions Reach $500,000 NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HM Insurance Group (HM) has renewed its commitment to support the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Golf Classic program throughout the 2014 season, the Foundation announced today. HM has been a National Kidney Foundation corporate partner since 2011, contributing $500,000 in total support including its commitment in 2014. Through the partnership, HM Insurance Group and the National Kidney Foundation work...

2014-04-07 12:33:59

CHICAGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the nation's largest customer-owned health insurer, collaborated with hundreds of community partners to improve the health and wellness of more than 6.7 million children in less than three years. According to the company's just-released Social Responsibility Report, which can be found online at www.hcsc2013srr.com, HCSC and local nonprofit organizations made significant progress reaching at-risk children by...

2014-04-07 08:30:24

Experts will advise VitalSpring on business strategy and growth opportunities MCLEAN, Va., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- VitalSpring Technologies, an enterprise cloud-based analytics firm that is unique in connecting and harnessing data from every part of the health care system, today announced that health industry luminaries Sen. Tom Daschle, Rep. Newt Gingrich and Thomas Emerick, among several other leaders, have joined the company's newly created Board of Advisors. These...

2014-04-06 23:00:49

Individual Premiums Found to be Comparable or Cheaper than Similar Group Plans Park City, UT (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on individual exchange health plans being cheaper than employer plans. According to Zane Benefits’ website, the analysis by PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) finds that premiums for individual health plans offered on the ACA Health Insurance Exchanges are comparable to, and often times lower...