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2014-07-29 08:32:26

Health Care Service Corporation Research Shows CDHP Members continuously experience lower health care costs and take more advantage of preventive health measures CHICAGO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Individuals enrolled in consumer-directed health plans (CDHPs) continue to utilize health care services more efficiently, long after switching from their traditional insurance plans, according to a comprehensive data analysis by Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), operator of the Blue Cross...

2014-07-25 23:00:49

In light of the Affordable Care Act and the rising costs of healthcare, Avant Systems Inc announces the development of its Consumer Driven Healthcare Tool, which aims to enable people and businesses to customize their healthcare plans in order to cut extraneous costs and make purchasing healthcare a more efficient and independent process. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Avant Systems, Inc, an entrepreneur-minded business in IT product development, aims to change the way healthcare plans...

2014-07-10 23:08:35

UBA Survey Finds HSAs Outpace HRAs in Adoption and Participation Rates Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The number of employers offering Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) increased from 14.7% to 15.1% in 2013, and employee participation in these plans rose from 7.1% to 8.8% in the same period, according to new data released from the 2013 UBA Health Plan Survey, the nation’s largest health benefits survey. By contrast, the percentage of U.S. employers offering plans with Health...

2014-06-10 12:29:58

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enrollment in consumer-directed health plans (CDHPs) grew by 15 percent in 2013, according to a survey released today by the American Association of Preferred Provider Organizations (AAPPO). Enrollment in the plans - which include health savings accounts, health reimbursement arrangements and flexible spending accounts - grew from 39 million in 2012 to 45 million in 2013, according to an AAPPO analysis of the Mercer National Survey of Employer...

2014-06-09 08:29:19

Employers, Despite ACA, Making Modest Plan Changes TROY, Mich., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan employer health care costs are rising at an average of 7% after plan changes, up from 4% in 2013 and above national projections of 5.2%, according to a survey released today by McGraw Wentworth, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC company. The 2014 Southeast Michigan Mid-Market Group Benefits Survey, now in its 11th year, benchmarks health benefits and cost trends for the current year-...

2014-06-05 23:00:56

PPI Benefit Solutions Fourth Annual Nonprofit Employee Benefits Study reveals that despite challenges, private nonprofit employers remain committed to delivering health and welfare benefits to their employees but are seeking solutions to help manage costs and improve employee engagement. Wallingford, CT (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 PPI Benefit Solutions (PPI), a leading provider of benefits administration technology and services with over 40 years of experience working with nonprofit...

2014-05-12 23:04:28

New Tool Brings Clarity to Consumers and Can Help to Reduce Forfeiture New York, NY (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 FSAstore.com, the only e-commerce site exclusively stocked with Flexible Spending Account (FSA) eligible products, launched site enhancements that will make it easier for the millions of Americans with FSAs and other consumer health accounts to understand plan-specific eligibility. The expanded, easy-to-browse Eligibility List allows consumers to search and sort through more than 800...

2014-05-08 08:32:29

Broadening Coverage of Preventive Services Could Result in Better Health Outcomes, Cost Savings WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 Millions of Americans could benefit from expanded coverage of preventive services under health savings account (HSA)-qualified high-deductible health plans (HDHPs), according to a new white paper authored by researchers at theUniversity of Michigan Center for Value-Based Insurance Design and Harvard University Medical School....

2014-05-02 23:03:50

What are Consumer Directed Health Plans (CDHPs)? Park City, UT (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on Consumer Directed Health Plans (CDHPs). According to Zane Benefits’ website, a Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDHP) is a strategy that requires employees (the consumers) to make decisions about their health care. CDHPs come in various forms, but most commonly a CDHP means offering a high-deductible health plan...

2014-04-29 23:18:21

U.S. Senatorial candidate, Dr. George Flinn, has created a sustainable solution to healthcare - The Patient Centered Healthcare Plan (PCHP). One of the founding principles of the plan is Health Savings Accounts. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Dr. George Flinn, Tennessee U.S. Senatorial candidate has created a sustainable solution to healthcare- The Patient Centered Healthcare Plan (PCHP). One of the founding principles of the plan is Health Savings Accounts. Dr. Flinn states...


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