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  • House Vote on AHCA May Happen But Fate Remains Uncertain

      March 23rd, President Trump issued an ultimatum to House GOP: vote and pass the American Health Care Act of 2017 or "Obamacare" will remain in place. Those talks failed to reach a consensus on the AHCA that would guarantee House Republicans had the numbers to pass the bill and forced House speaker Paul Ryan to delay the vote until Friday, March 24th. Whether the House passes the AHCA, Senate su...

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  • Transit Benefit Reimbursements: the latest from the IRS

      The IRS published a response to an inquiry from an employee concerned that their employer’s third-party administrator (TPA) had informed all employees that it would no longer accept claims for cash reimbursement of transit funds after December 31, 2015 – meaning that employees would have to use a contribution-funded debit card to cover their mass transit expenses.  

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  • DOL Fiduciary Rule: Actions in 2017

      The Department of Labor's (DOL) final fiduciary rule, entitled “Definition of the Term ‘Fiduciary’; Conflict of Interest Rule – Retirement Investment Advice,” was published in the Federal Register on April 8, 2016, became effective on June 7, 2016, and had an applicability date of April 10, 2017. Likely however, the applicability date has been pushed back to June 9, 2017 and may be further dela...

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  • GOP Healthcare Legislation Faces Long Debate before Vote on AHCA

      Could an ACA “Replace” vote be delayed until after August recess? According to a House GOP member close to leadership, that is a definite possibility. "The way I see this going right now, we're probably going to head to the August recess with Obamacare," said the unnamed source in a recent Politico interview.  

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  • What We Know From the Leaked GOP Obamacare Replacement Plan

      February 24th, Politico exposed a two-week old draft of ACA repeal legislation from House Republicans. Dated February 10th, the bill has likely already undergone revisions since this version, but nonetheless it does provide insight into the House Republican approach for ACA repeal and replace.  

  • House Republicans Provide Policy Brief of their ACA Replacement Plan

    February 16th, House Republicans held a closed-door meeting to discuss their ACA replacement plan and identify the components that could be included in the budget reconciliation bill. At that meeting, an Obamacare Repeal and Replace Policy Brief and Resources document, authored by the Congressional Committees with jurisdiction over the healthcare reform process, was provided to House members.  

  • Confirmation Hearing for Seema Verma to head the Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS)

    February 9th, the confirmation process for Seema Verma to become the head of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) began with a Senate Finance Committee hearing. Verma is a healthcare consultant from Indiana and worked closely with Vice-President Pence on Indiana’s H.I.P. 2.0 Medicaid program that was enacted while he was Governor.  

  • Health Savings Act of 2017 Introduced to Senate and House of Representatives

    February 9th, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, along with Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), introduced the Health Savings Act of 2017 (S.403), and Rep. Eric Paulsen (R-3rd MN) introduced companion legislation. Like HSA legislation introduced by Sen. Hatch and Rep. Paulsen in previous Congresses, the bill includes top legislative priorities of the HSA industry.  

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  • Overcoming Consumer Denial in Healthcare

    Consumers refuse to accept the truth when it comes to their healthcare finances. Whether it is fear of the unknown, distrust of the industry, lack of interest or knowledge, the reality is that consumers aren't planning for their healthcare present and future.

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  • 7 Strategic Insights to Optimize CDH Account Performance

    Wouldn’t it be great if you could track the key performance indicators of your own employer groups as well as those of your peers? Your Alegeus platform contains a wealth of demographic, account and transactional information that can lend clues to performance – what’s working and what’s not – as well as insights about what characteristics top and bottom performing accounts have in common.

  • Why is Everyone Talking about Budget Reconciliation?

    2017 will ring in a new Congress, a new administration and a new healthcare reform process. There are many unknowns into how the Republicans will ultimately “replace” the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but the ground work for the initial “repeal” began late 2015 when Speaker Paul Ryan and Sponsor Tom Price passed an “ACA repeal bill.” President Obama vetoed the bill in January 2016. 

  • Are You Ready for HSA Expansion?

    Expanding consumer directed healthcare (CDH), especially the use of health savings accounts (HSAs), will be a large part of the eventual ACA replacement legislation. HSAs have been a key component in every healthcare reform proposal that Republicans have sponsored. Leadership in both Houses of Congress and within the incoming President Trump administration have all introduced or sponsored HSA exp...

  • HRA Revisions Under 21st Century Cures Act Give Small Businesses Greater Flexibility to Provide Healthcare Benefits

    President Obama signed H.R. 34 today, which includes a variety of healthcare provisions, including the 21st Century Cures Act and the Alegeus-supported HRA provision for eligible small employers.

  • Private Exchanges & Defined Contribution: Breaking Through Barriers

    Since the popularity boom of private exchanges and defined contribution beginning in 2014, there still exists a number of barriers to employee adoption. Unfortunately, much of the conversation around exchanges and defined contribution has been focused on hype and skepticism. The fact of the matter is, the concept of a healthcare marketplace has been in existence for some time, it has just taken o...

  • Alegeus Wins 2016 Institute for HealthCare Consumerism SuperStar Award for CEO Leadership

    The Institute for Healthcare Consumerism (IHC) focuses on innovative health and benefit management and helps employers to engage their employees in their own health and well-being.

  • Benchmarks for CDH Program Operational Efficiency and Growth

    The end of the year is a great time for a performance checkup, but without access to peer performance information, it can be difficult to understand how your CDH program stacks up against others in the industry. Fortunately, Alegeus is uniquely positioned to identify benchmarks for operational efficiency and growth, as well as top performance behaviors, from its comprehensive client base that you...

  • 6 Reasons Health Plans Can’t Underestimate the Value of Consumer-Directed Healthcare (CDH) Accounts

    Like it or not, the migration toward CDH is fully underway, making the strategic importance of consumer-directed health plans and benefit accounts that much more significant. Health plans must carefully consider their strategies regarding CDH account offerings.

  • Turn the Pits into Profit: Automate Plan Document Creation & Non-Discrimination Testing Processes

    Plan documents and non-discrimination testing are two necessary, yet incredibly mundane operational and compliance requirements related to the administration of tax-advantaged benefit accounts. For many administrators, plan document creation and non-discrimination testing procedures offer very little strategic significance or market differentiation, yet are costly and require tedious effort.

  • Alegeus Client, PrimePay, Educates Employers & Empowers Consumers in CDH

    As an Alegeus client for more than a decade, PrimePay, has grown its CDH business to support more than 1,500 employer groups representing nearly 50,000 benefit accounts across CDH offerings. Understanding the market movement to consumer driven health and the upside potential for their business, PrimePay is partnering with Alegeus to educate the market.

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  • 15 Do’s and Don’ts to Accelerate HSA Adoption

    Consumer-driven healthcare plans and accounts have been continuously growing and evolving since the introduction of FSAs in the 1970s – from the rollout of the HRA, to the latest incarnation of account-based health plans, the HSA. There are many compelling reasons to ride the wave of migration away from other CDH accounts to leverage and incentivize HSA adoption. We will dive into those reaso...

  • Automated Billing with Alegeus Reduces Errors & Accelerates Revenue

    With the Alegeus automated billing and invoicing solution, you can recognize benefit account administration revenue faster and with less hassle than ever before. Like with any business, trying to keep up with manually invoicing and billing your clients can consume an inordinate amount of time. What if we told you that you could significantly reduce the time spent on billing and get paid fa...

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  • Alegeus Supports Voluntary Employee Benefit Associations (VEBA)

    Did you know the Alegeus platform was designed to manage the unique requirements of Voluntary Employee Benefit Associations, or what is more commonly known in the market as VEBA? Alegeus clients can easily offer and administer VEBA programs leveraging their existing platform, operational infrastructure and customer engagement channels.

Alegeus Technologies

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