In welcome news for both consumers and benefits TPAs, the Inventory Information Approval System (IIAS) has expanded to include vision-related prescriptions, with the first merchant, Walgreens.com, officially adopting the new standard.
Employers who offer to contribute to their employees' health savings account (HSA) see a host of positive engagement – from increased HSA adoption rates to greater overall contribution amounts. In addition, when employers offer HSA-eligible high-deductible health plans (HDHPs), they save on FICA taxes. Learn how much more employees contribute to their HSAs with employer seeding.
TPAs and health plans can compete in the health savings account (HSA) space by offering a broader consumer-directed healthcare (CDH) experience. Learn specific tactics to use to up your game in this post.
From increased tax-advantaged account options to more robust commuter benefits, we outline details of the proposed or passed healthcare legislation from 2019 and how it will make an impact in 2020.
Although consumers seem to recognize the importance of prioritizing health insurance as a workplace benefit, they are decidedly less engaged when it comes to long-term healthcare savings. This is particularly true among those age 18-24 who prefer short-term perks in the workplace. Learn what the younger generation prioritizes and how much money they could be missing out on as a result.
To the relief of many employers and health plans, the Cadillac tax, a controversial part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), was repealed on Dec. 20, 2019.
Alegeus CEO, Steve Auerbach shares his predictions for the healthcare and benefits market in 2020
With more than 6,000 attendees and 300 speakers, HLTH 2019 in Las Vegas was one of the healthcare industry’s largest events of the year. Alegeus had the opportunity to attend the conference and hear from CEOs, founders, and entrepreneurs about the industry’s most important healthcare trends that are affecting consumers throughout the country. Here are the five takeaways from the event that are poised to impact the industry in 2020.
The IRS has released cost-of-living adjustments for 2020 limits for FSAs and commuter benefit accounts.
Alegeus data indicates close to half of consumers rate their healthcare benefit enrollment experience as average or below, confirming the need for year-round decision support and education.