Well-informed employees make smarter choices and providing the tools needed during open enrollment is essential.
Sean Duffy, CEO of Omada Health, explains how online behavior change programs, also known as digital therapeutics, can help employers prevent obesity-related chronic conditions such as type 2 diabetes.
A large majority of workers prefer signing up for benefits online, a PlanSource survey finds.
On the heels of news about Aon Hewitts estimated more than 1.2 million HIX enrollees exceeding its expectations for 2015, Bright Choices Exchange operator Liazon is crowing about its own expansion plans.
Initial numbers for 2015 open enrollment put participation in Mercers Marketplace exchange at nearly five times the size of 2014 rates. The consulting firm also added 40 additional clients to the exchange who were not previously with Mercer.
A new broker-friendly private exchange is launching that will allow employees at companies with less than 50 lives to buy health insurance using pre-tax dollars.
The number of employees with long-term disability plans has dropped and employees paying more for coverage, despite the fact that that 1 in 8 will need it during their career.
NAHU CEO Janet Trautwein and Neil Crosby, vice president of public affairs for the California Association of Health Underwriters discuss the controversial California ballot initiative Proposition 45 and the national implications it could have on the insurance and benefits industry.
Wearable wellness is here to stay, yet precisely how the devices will affect employer programs remains to be seen.
Aon Hewitt expects more than 1.2 million employees, retirees and their families to choose health benefits through the companys exchanges revising their earlier estimates upward.
Just 25% of companies that offered employee health insurance made coverage available to part-time workers in 2013, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. That percentage will decline further with Walmart Stores Inc.s announcement that it is dropping health insurance for part-time employees. Walmart joins a growing list of major retailers that have done the same.
Encouraging the use of video game-styled features on smartphones to boost participation in your wellness program might get employees off to a good start, but these tools might not be the best long-term solution to building engagement.
Global information and measurement company Nielsen reveals how implementing a measured communication approach both on the ground and in the cloud during open enrollment worked wonders for the companys internal employee ratings.
Pick the wrong technology provider, and youll be fighting fires and frustrating employees every day, no matter how Amazon-like the shopping experience is for the end user.
With the ACAs employer mandate on the horizon, many employers with part-time and variable hour employees are also re-evaluating their benefit offerings for part-time employees.