Effective January 1, 2018, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is rolling out a new SmartShopper program. It will be available to employer groups that self-fund their health insurance benefits. Under the program, employees can earn up to $250 in cash rewards per procedure when they shop for and get care from lower cost, quality [...]Continue Reading →
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Over the past several years, an increasing number of our clients have added Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) to their employee benefits programs. In addition to helping these organizations develop innovative and cost-effective funding strategies when implementing HSAs, we also seek to provide dynamic communication materials to help them educate their employees. This includes videos, case [...]Continue Reading →
Is your company looking for new ways to educate employees about high-deductible health plan options that may be available to them? If so, we are excited to announce that we have a new animated video available for our clients to put to use. Entitled “Moving to a High Deductible Health Plan“, this video explains how [...]Continue Reading →
We are happy to announce that the latest animated video in the “Know Your Benefits” employee communication series is now available for download. Entitled “Know Where to Go – Choosing the Right Health Care Provider“, this video provides guidelines on when employees should head to their doctor’s office, visit urgent care, or take a trip [...]Continue Reading →
On May 4th, 2015, the IRS released the contribution limits for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) for calendar year 2016. While the limits have been increased gradually over the past couple of years, only some of the HSA limits will increase for 2016. The following table illustrates the 2015/2016 comparisons for HSA limits: We hope that [...]Continue Reading →