The CDH market has begun to stagnate. By harnessing modern technologies like AI and machine learning, the Smart HSA will improve the consumer experience, reduce employer costs, and help all stakeholders accelerate business growth through differentiation and improved consumer satisfaction.
On December 28, 2018, the IRS Office of the Chief Counsel released Informational Letter 2018-0033 to clarify when employers can request to recover mistaken HSA contributions. This letter should be used to interpret IRS Notice 2008-59, the previous guidance that served as a primary source of information on HSA issues and administrative procedures.
Employers may play the most important role in the creation, marketing, and communication of CDH plans. You should be doing everything you can to ensure they are pushing employees in the right direction.
Alegeus announces five trends that will be center-stage in the healthcare benefits industry in 2019
President Trump issued an Executive Order that calls for regulations to expand the use of Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs). Learn what they are and when we can expect them to be final.
When you’re trying to grow a CDH program, your destiny isn’t entirely in your own hands. It depends heavily on brokers and the approach they take when guiding employers and consumers to make the right decisions. In this article, we look at ways to improve relationships with your existing brokers and how to position your CDH programs to attract new brokers.
In the wake of EMV, traditional fraud techniques have become harder to pull off. Sadly, there’s a new game in town known as synthetic identity fraud, and organized fraudsters are using it to steal billions of dollars each year.
Health benefit accounts have gained rapid traction in recent years. But what does the future hold for account-based benefit programs? What growth can we expect? And, what market forces are at play? To shed some light on these questions (and more) Mike Trilli, Research Director at Aite Group, joined us for a Q&A.
HSAs and 401(k)s are both great investment vehicles. But, when it comes to healthcare expenses in retirement, there is a clear winner. Read more to see the compelling tale of two investments. Starting with a $100,000 account balance at age 40 and assuming a moderate annual growth rate of 10% with no further contributions, Mindy, the HSA participant, is able to accumulate $300,000 more than Mark, the 401(k) contributor, after he pays his taxes.
Do consumers really have the knowledge and skills they need to manage their healthcare finances? We commissioned an independent survey of 1,400 US healthcare consumers to find out.