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Acclaris Trend Notes – September 2016

The headlines last month continue to be dominated by presidential election discussions, the Affordable Care Act and millennials. In this issue of Trend Notes, learn more about the candidates’ health care policies, recommendations from the current administration for the future …
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Acclaris Trend Notes – July 2016

The health care industry is in a constant state of change. In fact, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is also evolving. Even though it was signed into law in 2010, parts of the law have been enacted over a timeline …
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Acclaris Trend Notes – June 2016

There’s no doubt that consumerism is on the rise within the health care industry. From the introduction of exchanges to new wellness tools to broader benefit choices, employers must continue to evolve their thinking when it comes to their business …
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Acclaris Trend Notes – May 2016

April showers brings May flowers – and HSA contribution limit changes, the Health Savings Act of 2016 and the opportunity to win an iPad Air 2. Learn more about these stories in this issue of Trend Notes. Millennials are also …
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Acclaris Trend Notes – April 2016

Trend Notes Survey – Give us your input! Help us improve Trend Notes. It will only take a few minutes to complete our 8-question quiz. We value your opinion and want to know what you think, so please click on …
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Acclaris Trend Notes – February 2016

Connecting Financial Health and Wellness Consumer driven-healthcare plans (CDH), specifically health savings and reimbursement accounts, are at the center of a convergence that fundamentally changes the way people manage and view their health and finances now and in the future. …
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Acclaris Trend Notes – January 2016

Happy New Year! The beginning of the year often signals a time for reflection and resolutions for the months ahead. So, in our first Trend Notes of 2016, we are pleased to share some exciting changes with you. First, on …
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End of Year Trends by The Numbers

It is the end of the year and time for the last 2015 edition of Acclaris Trend Notes. The trade press has been loading up on articles that either count down the top trends from this past year, or add …
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Health Care Costs Continue to Shift from Employer to Employee | Trend Notes

The news stories we have found to be trending since the last edition of Trend Notes continue to highlight the shift of health care costs from employers to their employees in the form of higher premiums and out-of-pocket costs. Some …
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Account-Based Health Plans Needed Now, More Than Ever | Trend Notes

Recent headlines have been calling attention to the value and convenience employees gain from having an account-based health plan like an FSA or HSA. A study from the Health Care Cost Institute found that out-of-pocket spending for deductibles, co-insurance and …
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