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HealthCare Consumerism Outlook 2014

HealthCare Consumerism Outlook 2014

The annual issue is out now with perspectives on the future of health care consumerism, telehealth, private/public exchanges, medical travel, onsite clinics, retail clinics, account-based plans, voluntary benefits, health reform and more. Read More

Nominate a 2014 HealthCare Consumerism Superstar!

The Institute for HealthCare Consumerism is proud to announce that nominations for the 2014 HealthCare Consumerism Superstar awards are now open. Read More

Experts Weigh in: Private Exchanges' Past, Present and Future

At the beginning of 2013, questions swirled concerning private exchanges. Would employers actually transition to private exchanges? If they did, would they work? Would employers cut their health care contributions even more? Read More


The Institute of HealthCare Consumerism’s 5th annual IHC FORUM & Expo conference is part of the only educational event series 100% dedicated to health care consumerism. Read More

Become Certified in HealthCare Consumerism (CHC)

Announcing the inaugural IHC Certification designation allowing forward-thinking professionals the opportunity to become Certified in HealthCare Consumerism (CHC) through The Institute for HealthCare Consumerism's IHC University Certification Program Read More

HealthCare Consumerism Radio

Listen live online every Friday at 11am!

The goal of The Institute’s radio show is to help listeners LEARN about the latest trends and best practices in health care consumerism and CONNECT them with health care industry. Listeners can also SHARE by contacting the hosts of the show and suggesting archives to industry associates. Read More

Four years after the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it appears that this law is fundamentally transforming our health care system without fixing the problems that it was ... Read More
Policy options for making the Medicare program sustainable over the long run will have to identify approaches that reduce costs and improve the quality of care delivered. Effective interventions will ... Read More
You Cannot Use Section 105 Plans or Other Reimbursement Arrangements to Purchase an Individual Market Plan on a Tax-Preferred Basis ... Read More
Almost everyone recognizes that the Affordable Care Act is not working as originally envisioned and needs to be fundamentally changed. What follows are the most important steps in getting from ... Read More
In the ever-increasing pages of guidance from the federal regulatory agencies responsible for implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it is easy to lose track of how the new rules ... Read More
HIT Is More Than an Acronym for Spending Accounts ... Read More
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IHC Solution Provider Members

Search the Solution Provider Member Profile Directory of Solution Providers, TPAs, Brokers, Consultants, Associations and Health Plans. Discover solutions, companies, best practices and key executives throughout the healthcare industry.

  • PayFlex
  • Alegeus Technologies
  • Evolution1
  • CieloStar
  • Castlight
  • Flexible Benefit Service Corporation (FLEX)
  • Intrepid
  • MasterCard Worldwide
  • HSA Bank
  • Consumer's Medical Resource
  • Transitions
  • Healthstat, Inc.
  • Truven Health Analytics
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • The League of Leaders is the backbone of the Institute for HealthCare Consumerism. The League of Leaders is a select group of nationally recognized thought leaders, who will help guide the Institute and its initiatives of being the collective voice for health and benefits management. The League of Leaders will create a learning environment by providing articles, blogs, informative videos and podcasts all designed to offer best practices on a variety of topics to help visitors learn about the latest trends in each of the specific communities highlighted on the Institute’s website.
  • The League of Leaders

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  • The Industry Innovators program is an exclusive opportunity for forward-thinking solution providers, brokers, advisors and consultants that are demonstrating innovative solutions to health and benefits management to become deeply involved with the Institute for HealthCare Consumerism. In addition to connecting and gaining greater access and insight into thought leadership interaction and discussions conducted by other League of Leaders and IHC members, Industry Innovators also have the opportunity to highlight client testimonies, success stories, and experience studies.
  • The League of Leaders

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  • 2014 Forum & EXPO

    2014 IHC FORUM & EXPO

    HealthCare Consumerism: The Solution for HealthCare Reform

    May 7-9, 2014
    Cobb Galleria Centre
    Atlanta, GA

    The Institute of HealthCare Consumerism’s 5th annual IHC FORUM & Expo conference is part of the only educational event series 100% dedicated to health care consumerism.

  • IHC Groups

    IHC Groups

    Healthcare Choice Coalition

    Healthcare Choice Coalition (HCC)

    The Healthcare Choice Coalition is a grassroots organization uniting Americans who believe health care should ...

    IHC Forum

    IHC Forum

    The IHC FORUM East and FORUM West — the only conference series 100 percent dedicated to innovative health ...

  • IHC Research


    Your Guide to Private Health Care Exchanges

    PrivateHealthCareExchanges.com, produced by The Institute for HealthCare Consumerism, is the industry's definitive resource for private exchange solution providers. The guide is searchable on both regional and national levels and includes the information needed for due diligence in considering implementing a private exchange.

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