Online education, wellness, and incentive system meets crucial need in
exploding HSA market
FRANKLIN, Tenn., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Fontis Healthcare Services, Inc -- an online education, enrollment, and incentive support platform for Group Health Savings Account (HSA) announced its launch October 4, 2007. The Fontis Health platform (http://www.fontishealth.com) simplifies the administration and use of HSAs for employers, employees, and insurance agents through a unique online platform.
HSAs have proven their ability to reduce healthcare costs for employers and employees alike, and have seen rapid growth since their introduction in 2004 -- according to a survey by America's Health Insurance Plans, enrollment in HSA plans grew 46% between 2006 and 2007.
However, switching to an HSA-based plan creates new challenges for employers who are required to educate their staff about a new plan design and provide ongoing support for employees as they accept more control over their healthcare. Fontis addresses these challenges via a web application that provides employees with customized video educational materials, a personalized online wellness program and a unique incentive program.
"The real solution Fontis provides is simplicity. HSAs offer employees an opportunity to save money in their healthcare, but it's a big change from what they're used to," said Aaron Briggs, Marketing Director of Fontis. "It requires a commitment to education, incentives to get them involved, and a sharp focus on the individual health needs of each employee. Fontis gives employees all this via an easily accessible online delivery method."
The Fontis platform offers year-round HSA support beginning with
enrollment, during which time employees view a comprehensive online video
presentation customized about their plan design. This presentation
introduces the concept of an HSA in
|SOURCE Fontis Healthcare Services, Inc|
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