Consumer Directed Health Plans

Take Advantage of COVID-19 Related Changes to Health Coverage Rules | 5/28/2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act provided a variety of financial assistance to individuals and businesses, including for health expenses. Among them were rule changes providing no-cost coverage for COVID-19 testing and expanded benefits for Consumer Directed Health Plans (CDHP). COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing The Families First Coronavirus Response Act, H.R. 6201 , requires all health plans offered by employers and insurance carriers to cover the …

Survey- Florida Employers Twice As Likely To Offer High Deductible Health Plans - WUSF News | 11/1/2019

By Daylina Miller • 40 seconds ago iStock According to a new survey , Florida employers are almost twice as likely to offer Consumer Directed Health Plans - the ones that typically have a high deductible – than the national average. Deductibles are the amount you pay for health care services before your insurance plan starts to pay. Mercer - a human resources consulting firm - found that 76 percent of employers in Florida that responded …

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Consumer-Directed Health Plan Members Spent 13% Less on Care in 2016 | HealthPayer Intelligence | 5/7/2019

… spending occurred in past years as well: per-person spending for CDHP members was 11 percent lower in 2014, and 12 percent lower in 2015. READ MORE: What are the Pros and Cons of Consumer Directed Health Plans ? Between 2014 and 2016, per-person spending grew for both populations, increasing by seven percent for CDHP enrollees and nine percent for non-members. The team then examined CDHP members’ and non …

Employer Premiums Rise Nearly 7% in 2017; Employees Absorb More of Health Insurance Cost | PR Newswire | 10/26/2017

… few years. And while this year’s increases are not astronomical, their departure from the trend does warrant attention. To mitigate these rising costs, employers are shifting more premium onto employees, offering more lower-cost consumer directed health plans (CDHPs) and health maintenance organization (HMO) plans, increasing out-of-network deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums, and leveraging continued extensions on the ability to “grandmother,” says Peter Weber , President of UBA …