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A Roadmap for Turning Healthcare Users into Healthcare Consumers

2021-03-05T13:14:07-05:00December 17th, 2020|Blog, Broker, Employer, Health Benefits Decision Support|

“I feel this blanket of exhaustion settling on the nation,” says public health expert Dr. Elizabeth Coté, MD, MPH. We’re ten months into a global pandemic that has wreaked havoc not just on people’s health and wallets, but on their confidence in the healthcare system. People are fed up with an inconsistent and uncoordinated [...]

Five Reasons Employees Should Consider Changing Health Insurance Plans

2021-03-04T16:28:59-05:00November 13th, 2020|Blog, Employee, Employee Resources|

Open enrollment has arrived. It’s once-a-year opportunity for employees to consider changing health insurance plans—and sadly, it is historically underutilized. More than 90 percent of people choose the same health plan year after year, even though their health needs and budgets regularly change. As a result, millions of Americans end up in the wrong [...]

Personalized Decision Support System Takes the Guesswork Out of Health Plan Selection

2021-03-05T13:20:09-05:00October 26th, 2020|Blog, Broker, Employer, Health Benefits Decision Support|

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

2020-10-28T10:33:00-04:00October 13th, 2020|Blog, Broker, COVID-19, Employer, Health Benefits Decision Support, Insurer, Open Enrollment|

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

2020-10-30T13:15:34-04:00October 5th, 2020|News|

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

2021-03-05T13:23:35-05:00September 30th, 2020|Blog, Employee Wellness, Employer|

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 (20.1 million in the U.S.). And it can protect employees while the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to loom. Since all health [...]

These Behavioral Science Techniques Can Help Employees Choose Better Health Plans

2021-01-09T13:24:32-05:00September 16th, 2020|Blog, Broker, Employer, Health Benefits Decision Support, Open Enrollment|

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

2021-03-05T13:03:42-05:00September 16th, 2020|Blog, Employee, Employee Resources|

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

2021-01-09T13:11:02-05:00September 3rd, 2020|Blog, Broker, Employee Wellness, Employer|

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 social 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. [...]

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

2020-10-28T10:30:24-04:00September 2nd, 2020|Blog, Employee, Employee Resources|

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 [...]