TITLE

Extra discounts for HSA users put CDH in overdrive

AUTHOR(S)
Browne, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;May2006, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the effort of Benefit Source, a third-party administrator based in Des Moines, Iowa, to help employers in the city implement consumer-driven health care (CDH) plans with health savings accounts in 2005. Objective behind the concept of CDH; Problems associated with health maintenance organizations; Benefits of CDH.
ACCESSION #
20826559

 

Related Articles

  • Medical Association Rates HMOs; Plans Quibble. Reed, Vita // Orange County Business Journal;04/30/2001, Vol. 24 Issue 18, p8 

    Presents the Knox-Keene Health Plan Expenditures Summary on health maintenance organization in Orange County, California. Amounts of premiums for medical care; Neutrality of the report in data gathering; Failure of medical-loss ratio to reflect the success of health plan.

  • Quality under scrutiny. Weissenstein, Eric; Moore Jr., J. Duncan // Modern Healthcare;09/28/98, Vol. 28 Issue 39, p12 

    Focuses on the performance of the United States' health plans from 1996 to 1997. Information on the report `Quality Compass 1998,' on healthcare maintenance organizations; Details on the National Coalition on Health Care's study.

  • The newest prescription. Muszynski, Stacy // Corporate Detroit;Mar1997, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p31 

    Discusses the primary reasons of Americans in the concept of the development on the health care benefits from the USA Health Maintenance Organization (HMO). How the MSA was introduced to control the runaway costs of healthcare as an alternative to the familiar traditional health plans; How...

  • Changing market squeezes insurers, providers, patients.  // Business North Carolina;Feb2000, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p73 

    Looks at the performance of health maintenance organizations (HMO) and the health care industry in North Carolina in 1999. Speculation of analysts on why Duke University Health System Inc. sold its WellPath Community Health Plans Inc.; Problems faced by North Carolina's health care industry;...

  • Michigan HMOs post record losses in 1998.  // AHA News;07/19/99, Vol. 35 Issue 28, p5 

    Deals with amount of money lost by Michican health maintenance organizations (HMOs), because of flat premium revenues and upward pressure on medical costs. Information on the report made by the Michigan Association of Health Plans; Performance of HMO premiums.

  • At a glance.  // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Nov97, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p20 

    Presents the statistical results of the 1996 medical expenses as a percentage of premium revenues for selected national health plans. FHP International; Foundation Co.; Healthscore Co.

  • Next-Generation Health Plans: Managing the Customer Experience. O'Dell, Steve // Health Management Technology;Apr2005, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p48 

    Deals with several factors involved in managing the healthcare experience of health plan consumers. Actions to be taken by health plan organizations to respond to the needs of members; Definition of information transparency.

  • HMOs: Looking Beyond the Façade.  // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Feb2007, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p25 

    The article focuses on the growth of the health maintenance organizations (HMOs) in the U.S. Membership in the HMOs is increasing and becoming more influential. Health plans are putting on pressures to hospitals to develop clear pricing. Many workers have health benefits from their employers but...

  • operational prototyping a tool for delivering value. Flink, Rebecca // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Jun2014, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p116 

    The article discusses the importance of operational prototyping in helping healthcare organizations develop best practices to deliver high-quality health care at a reduced cost in the U.S. as of June 2014. The approach aims to perfect performance with regards to elements within the care process...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics