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The Power of The HPMI Engage Pillar and Population Health Management

Faced with constantly increasing health plan costs, employers are struggling to find effective population health cost control measures. The key to positive results is the third HPM pillar: ENGAGE--actively engaging employees in their own health and lifestyle behavior change.

 

Traditionally, employers delegate health plan management to insurers and consultants. The frequent employer request to brokers at renewal time is "show me a spreadsheet with the lowest cost insurer."

 

Telehealth in the Post-ACA World

Introduction

With the Supreme Court’s recent ruling upholding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and the law’s 2014 implementation deadline looming, college and university administrators are in a race to assess the law’s impact on their school-sponsored student health insurance plans and campus health services. It is imperative that, as part of that assessment, they review their policies and redefine them to ensure timely compliance with ACA’s new mandates.