The Benefit Enrollment & Eligibility community highlights the latest news and innovative trends employers are using to streamline and cut administrative costs, and how employers are effectively engaging their employee population to enroll in an offered benefits program.
It happens during every enrollment season at every company around the country. Overwhelmed by the volume of decisions they have to make in such a narrow window of time, employees march themselves through their benefits selections on autopilot.
The Supreme Court decision last June removed the remaining obstacles blocking implementation of health care reform. Prior to the ruling, many employers took a “wait and see” approach and were left scrambling to qualify and quantify how those aspects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2010
In recent years the American consumer has become a much more active participant in her own health and well-being. She’s generally better focused on nutrition and exercise and is more knowledgeable, proactive and aware of prevention and treatment options. But even as she has taken on more personal responsibility, her
Additional funding from HHS will support states continuing their efforts to build out their insurance exchange infrastructure. For health plans, state- and federal-sponsored insurance exchanges represent a strong opportunity to attract and acquire new members.
Employer Support Tools on SBC Requirements Available in UBA PPACA Resource Center.
Adjudica, LLC announced the release of a new version of its HealthSight communications and engagement portal for group health plans specifically designed for use by brokers and consultants.
New research released today by Buck Consultants, A Xerox Company and WorldatWork reveals that employers are committed to using new technologies to promote health engagement and achieve desired employee behavior changes. The study, “Emerging Technology in Health Engagement,” examined the current use and future potential
As you know, we’ve been following MetLife’s research for quite a while. We created Tip Sheets that are all about effective benefits communication for their Open Enrollment Toolbox, and we use the data from their annual Study of Employee Benefits Trends in our White Paper
The federal agencies responsible for implementing the health reform law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), issued final regulations relating to the requirement that insurers and plan sponsors distribute four-page "plain English" benefit summaries to health plan enrollees.
A new study by Ken Thorpe examines the health care quality and savings potential of health plans and other care coordination models for Medicare/Medicaid dual eligibles.