Topic: Health Benefits

    UnitedHealthcare launches Association Health Plan option for Texas small employers
    By Emily Kubis on October 4, 2018

      New option could produce premium savings for some groups UnitedHealthcare announced this week the launch of a state-wide geographically-based...

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    How to help clients optimize Health Savings Accounts for retirement
    By Ryan McCostlin on September 7, 2018

      Check out this article on healthcare costs in Financial Advisor: As financial advisors and wealth managers know, there are lots of ways to help...

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    How new short-term health plan rules could affect employees
    By Emily Kubis on August 24, 2018

      New rules could create more options for employees New rules from the Trump administration will expand the reach of short-term insurance plans,...

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    Are AHPs a good fit for my organization?
    By Emily Kubis on July 27, 2018

      New plans could save employers money, but might not be right for every group New regulations released by the Trump administration means more...

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    Are short-term health insurance plans a good fit for your clients?
    By Ryan McCostlin on July 6, 2018

    Check out this article on healthcare costs in Financial Advisor: As health-care costs continue to rise and become a more substantial financial...

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    Higher employer healthcare costs driven by price increases
    By Emily Kubis on February 26, 2018

    Costs rising while utilization is unchanged Spending per privately insured person grew by 4.6 percent in 2016, driven by price increases for care,...

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    How much do employees spend out-of-pocket?
    By Emily Kubis on November 29, 2017

    Consumer spending on the rise Families spent an average of $714 on out-of-pocket healthcare costs in 2016, a figure which is growing at an annual...

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    What health insurance consumers need to know about cost-sharing
    By Emily Kubis on October 20, 2017

      Understanding out-of-pocket costs From deductibles to coinsurance, cost-sharing is a key feature of health insurance plans today. Cost-sharing...

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    Consumers missing HSA investment opportunity
    By Emily Kubis on October 2, 2017

      Most using HSA as a specialized checking account  According to a study from the Employee Benefit Research Institute, the vast majority of Health...

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    High deductible? These options could help you avoid expensive bills
    By Emily Kubis on August 9, 2017

      How supplemental insurance can cover medical bills High deductible health plans continue to rise in popularity, as more consumers try to...

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