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Personalization Takes the Guesswork Out of Health Plan Selection

2020-10-27T10:01:55-04:00October 26th, 2020|Blog|

We have to make a lot of decisions based on best guesses. Choosing a health plan shouldn’t be one of them.  Health insurance is one of the biggest financial and medical decisions consumers make every year. But often, people choose a plan based on what they’ve had in the past or what their colleagues [...]

Findings from Two Reputable Studies Illustrate Importance of Health Plan Decision Support

2020-10-14T07:56:27-04:00October 13th, 2020|Blog|

By helping employees choose their best value health plan, employers can positively impact employees’ health and wallet. Two recent studies from Aflac and the TIAA Institute illustrate that this matters more this year than ever before because: Employees continuously choose the wrong health plan, which affects their long-term ability to save. Helping employees choose [...]

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Helps Transform Open Enrollment

2020-10-14T17:48:41-04:00October 5th, 2020|Press Release|

MyHealthMath’s advanced decision-support technology simplifies health insurance planning (Wellesley, MA & Portland, ME) September 29, 2020 Empowering employees to choose the right health plan matters more this year than ever because of COVID-19’s impact on people’s physical and financial health. In a typical year, approximately only 10 percent of employees change their health plan [...]

The Flu Vaccine and Your Employees: Three Ways to Promote Wellness

2020-10-26T22:17:34-04:00September 30th, 2020|Blog|

Promoting the flu vaccine is a triple-win for employers. It can increase employee wellness and morale during an incredibly uncertain time. It can reduce the economic burden of flu-related lost workdays (which is estimated at $20.1 million in the U.S.). And it can protect employees while the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to [...]

These Behavioral Science Techniques Can Help Employees Choose Better Health Plans

2020-09-16T16:49:15-04:00September 16th, 2020|Blog|

People don’t like choosing health insurance. Less than 10 percent of people change plans each year and the majority would rather do three hours of intense physical activity than examine their plan choices more closely. Now, that all needs to change – this year may be the most important open enrollment of our lifetime. [...]

Preventive Drug Benefits: Find out what types are covered

2020-09-16T16:47:52-04:00September 16th, 2020|Blog|

Did you know that many preventive drugs are covered by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)? The ACA regulated the coverage of many preventive services to make sure they are available under all benefit plans—including private health insurance. In addition, insurance providers often fully cover additional preventive services on some High Deductible [...]

Build Resilience in Your Workforce

2020-09-03T17:12:28-04:00September 3rd, 2020|Blog|

Employees are facing unimaginable upheaval because of COVID-19. They’ve been forced to navigate a transformed virtual workplace while their personal world shrinks to within the limits of quarantines and distancing. They’ve watched colleagues, family, and friends endure layoffs and furloughs alongside a drastically shrinking economy. They’ve witnessed an unprecedented number of lives lost. This [...]

How to Read A Summary of Benefits and Coverage: Tips for interpreting your plan documents

2020-09-03T13:18:52-04:00September 2nd, 2020|Blog|

Do you know how to read your Summary of Benefits and Coverage document (or SBC)? This is a consumer facing document outlining the coverage provided by a health insurance plan. Devoid of legalese, this summary helps to clarify the cost-sharing structure of a plan without the need to digest lengthy fine print from an [...]

Communicating Health Benefits Virtually – Five Tips for Success

2020-09-03T16:04:39-04:00August 13th, 2020|Blog|

The shift to remote work means that open enrollment is going to look and feel drastically different this year. The good news? Taking things virtual could actually make it easier for employees to understand the benefits you offer. After all, health benefits are confusing: Only 4 percent of Americans can correctly define deductible, co-pay, [...]

Health Insurance Basics: Plan Types

2020-09-03T13:20:43-04:00July 23rd, 2020|Blog|

Choosing between the different types of health insurance plans is hard. The first thing to do is understand the basics. Get started with this easy overview of the different types of health insurance plans: High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) An HDHP plan is defined by the IRS as having a higher deductible than most [...]