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Hixme Recognized as Tech Pioneer by INSURTECH 100

As incumbent financial institutions grapple with rapid innovation and digital transformation challenges, the InsurTech 100 was produced to identify the 100 innovative companies that every leader in the insurance industry needs to know about in 2019. Hixme’s revolutionary WorkPlace Market™ frees employers from the burdens and risks [...]

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Despite the decades-long focus of traditional benefits advisors, creative communications approaches and personal technology tools, American employers find their workers and family members still have no idea how health benefit plans provided at work … actually work. Consider, from the 2018 Alegeus Consumer Health and Financial [...]

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I will be presenting on the topic:

Benefits Innovation: The New Consumer – Centric Platforms and Models

In this presentation, I will discuss how the “Consumerism” megatrend has inspired Health Benefits innovation. I will explore how benefit dollars locked up in traditional systems and single employer risk pools can be repurposed for a range of more personal and non-traditional  benefit categories. I will examine how new consumer – owned benefit models allow full market choice for each worker and separately for each dependent, pointing out how this results in dramatically lower health care spending overall.

If you are there, make sure to signup for the TOTAL REWARDS TRACK SESSION at 11:15AM – 12:30PM.

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Is “My Doctor” In-Network?

Last week’s post, “Is My Hospital In-Network?”, relieved some anxiety and misunderstandings about local hospital network status with health insurers. Now, you can take some comfort knowing: In a true Emergency, health care rights and services rules, not insurance companies (IN or OUT of network) will assure your are [...]

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When it comes to worker health benefit choices we make each year, we have been programed to think…  “First I have to make sure my local hospital is in the plan’s network.” Is this really as critical as we have been led to think (and worry) about? Consider these five important dynamics, drawn from analyzing [...]

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Don’t be surprised that your traditional benefits broker or consultant has suggested you consider the newest “breakthrough” in employer self-funded coverage solutions, Reference Based Pricing. Like its most recent cousins, Level Premium Plans or Captive Programs,  this one suggests care and caution too. Efforts, like [...]

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