HRAs

Patients with complex needs require a custom approachAHIP 2017: Older adults with complex chronic conditions require payers to “look under the hood.”
Top ACA provisions employers want to keepA Willis Towers Watson survey finds that employers see enhancing the employee experience in healthcare as key to boosting health engagement.
Workplace premiums experience modest riseMigration to high-deductible plans partly responsible, according to Kaiser Family Foundation survey.
Opinion: Stop HRA-related IRS fines on small businessesIn this opinion piece, members of the Council for Affordable Health Coverage call for support for the Small Business Healthcare Relief Act.
Healthcare is using rewards to motivate consumersFollowing the lead of the CMS, healthcare is waking up to the use of rewards to motivate consumers to get healthy.
Prioritize member engagement in HRAsFocusing on behavior and promote action to make HRAs more effective.
Plans take on risk with vulnerable populationsACOs and health plans working with state governments soon will be challenged with taking on the risk and responsibility of managing the care of vulnerable populations.
BLOG: Penn State wellness program proves a complete failureEmployer plans must evaluate their wellness culture
Personal ResponsibilityStakeholders must influence individuals to become more responsible for their choices.