NotHappy

Insurance Insider News:
Employees Unhappy with Benefits
and Employers
by Leila Morris

When asked how they like their benefits, employees gave the lowest rating in six years, according to a survey from Unum. Only 47% say their benefits are excellent or very good. Only ... Continue Reading →
ViceGrip

Health Carriers Thriving Under Stress

The health insurance industry has been going through a number of challenges including legislative and regulatory reform, demands from more price- and service-conscious consumers, fierce ... Continue Reading →
BusinessBoxing

Insurance Insider News:
How HSAs Beat HRAs
by Leila Morris

People with HSAs are more likely to engage in cost-conscious behavior compared to those in HRAs, according to a report by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI). HSA participants ... Continue Reading →
Contemplate

Health Brokers Mull Their Future

HEALTHCARE • Health Brokers Mull Their Future • Why ACA Open Enrollment Dates Should be Changed • Consumers Say That Medicaid Gap is Confusing and Unfair • Tracking Health Enrollment ... Continue Reading →
TaxPenalty

The Tax Penalty Won’t Push People to Buy Health Insurance

HEALTHCARE • The Tax Penalty Won’t Push People to Buy Health Insurance • The Economy Is the Major Driver Health Care Spending • Employers Need Your Guidance on the Exchanges • ... Continue Reading →

Age Ratings Not Expected to Drive Up Costs for Younger Consumers

 HEALTHCARE • Age Ratings Not Expected to Drive Up Costs for Younger Consumers • Health Insurers Anticipate an Increase in Self-Funding •Medicare Advantage Deductibles Fall for  ... Continue Reading →

Bill Would Limit Financial Incentives In Wellness Plans

IN CALIFORNIA • Bill Would Limit Financial Incentives In Wellness Plans • Health Reform Summit for Brokers HEALTHCARE • HHS Delays SHOP Exchange, But Not California • Health ... Continue Reading →

Insurers Report A Big Jump In LTC Insurance Sales

LONG TERM CARE INSURANCE • Insurers Report a Big Jump In LTC Insurance Sales EMPLOYEE BENEFITS • Ancillary Benefits to Be a Greater Differentiator in 2013 • 401(k) Participants ... Continue Reading →

Employers Top Strategies for Controlling Healthcare Costs

HEALTHCARE • Employers Top Strategies for Controlling Costs • Health Incentives Gain Popularity • Agent MLR Bill is Reintroduced • Legislation to Eliminate the Health Insurance ... Continue Reading →

Employees Will Continue to See Higher Cost Sharing

HEALTHCARE • Employees Will Continue to See Higher Cost Sharing • Are Patients with True Emergencies Being Discharged from the ER? • The Keys to Controlling Specialty Drug Costs • ... Continue Reading →