How many people will be on high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) in the future? And are the growing number of employers who are using HDHPs going about it the right way?
Month: October 2017 Blogs
Every bidder for your health plan’s business claims their network of hospitals, doctors and health services will save you money. But how do you know whether that’s true or just marketing hype?
Alliance partner, National CooperativeRx shares the five factors that contribute to the rising cost of pharmacy benefits.
There is a lot of information out there about employer-sponsored health care coverage, but not all of it is true. James Gelfand, Senior Vice President, Health Policy at the ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) spoke at The Alliance’s Annual Meeting to help us sort out the facts and the myths.
The misconceptions of health care affect our everyday lives. Dr. Aaron Carroll shed some light on a few misconceptions that impact employees or employers at The Alliance Annual Meeting.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) amended the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) to allow employers to offer incentives to their employees in exchange for voluntary participation in “health-contingent” wellness programs. The design of these wellness programs could include requiring employees to share personal information in order to show they were satisfying the terms of the given wellness program.