Monthly Archives: February, 2019

  1. Younger Generations, Dissatisfied with Healthcare, Will Drive Change

    Younger generations want more convenient and transparent care and are more likely to support providers that meet these demands. By Scott Wooldridge Younger adults are pushing for changes to the status quo in health care, and even older consumers are willing to try non-traditional models of care, according to a new report. The online study by Accenture surveyed 8,000…

  2. Healthcare Spending Hits Record High Despite Flat Rates of Utilization

    The average annual health care spending for individuals with employer-sponsored plans reached an all-time high of $5,641 in 2017. By Scott Wooldridge Health care spending in the U.S. continues to increase, a new study from the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI) finds. Overall, per-person spending increased 4.2 percent in 2017, the report found. The average annual health care spending…

  3. Bethany Schenk talks with Kevin Price about the need for transparent pricing for both prescriptions and medical procedures

    Tune in to hear The Price of Business Show host Kevin Price and Web Benefits Design CEO Bethany Schenk talk about the changes in healthcare. It’s no surprise that access to information about the price and quality healthcare services can help consumers make better decisions about their care. Because the price and quality of a particular service can vary considerably by…

  4. Why mobile should be a part of your benefits communication strategy

    HR leaders still using breakroom posters, emailed memos or snail mail are missing the mark on communicating to a large percentage of their employee base. As many HR professionals can attest, communicating information such as benefits to employees can be a daunting task. Keeping up-to-date on ever-changing policies and regulations and helping employees understand what they all mean can be…