Biometric Screening, Health Coaching and HRA Participation Grows in 2008
Increased client demand and effective incentives fuel rise in employee engagement
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Demand for HealthFitness' employee health and productivity solutions grew in 2008, due to expanded interest from existing clients and targeted incentives. HealthFit...
How To Reduce Cost Without Sacrificing Your Health Coverage
...th Reimbursement Arrangements (HRA).
is a government-based program created to encourage...affordability and plan options. The popularity of hra
plans are making this possible," says David Bommar...by companies of all sizes, unlike some plans. The hra
contributions are an unfunded liability and are on...
MasterCard Extends Agreement With OptumHealth
... trillion each year, according to McKinsey & Co. Accepting HSA, FSA and hra
card payments can help physicians and other health care providers streamlin...convenient way to pay for qualified medical expenses with their HSA, FSA or hra
funds without extensive paperwork."
OptumHealth Financial Services, a ...
Wrigley Honored With '2009 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles' Award
...Assessment (HRA) that helps associates pinpoint existing or potential health challenges. More than 90 percent of Wrigley associates completed the free hra
during the 2009 enrollment period.
Direct access to a personal HealthString Nurse Coach who is available to discuss risk factors, develop lif...
PDHI Launches ConXus Profile Third-Party Health Risk Assessment Data-Load Process
...nizations may be reluctant to switch their current hra
data to a new vendor for fear of losing valuable h...loped a solution in its ConXus Profile Third-Party hra
Data-Load Process. This new service enables organi... of the ConXus Platform while retaining historical hra
High Tech Brings Back the Company Doctor
... risk assessment (HRA) program. Medicine At Work's hra
2.0(TM) gives employees a high level of interactio.... Because of this convenience and ease of access, hra
2.0(TM) achieves very high rates of completion; at...tient information. After the patient completes the hra
2.0(TM) form, the paramedic performs biometric tes...
URAC Awards Regence Comprehensive Wellness Accreditation
...d identify modifiable behaviors that impact the group's overall health.
myRegence.com : facilitates online wellness programs that include the hra
and a six-week healthy living program, and allows members to earn Regence Rewards for completing these programs.
"Regence should be ...
Driving Consumer Engagement Is Focus of Address by Healthfitness' Chief Medical Officer at Watson Wyatt Health Care Solutions Event
...de these benefits to their global employee populations.
"A global hra
allows multinational companies to identify the health risk and chronic dise...cific employee populations in all countries," he continued. "Using a common hra
tool, such as INSIGHT International, allows companies to compare and measur...
Yearly Premiums for Family Health Coverage Rise to $12,680 in 2008, Up 5 Percent, As Many Workers Also Face Higher Deductibles
...ers are enrolled in these plans, including about
3.2 million in plans that would allow the worker to establish an HSA and
2.2 million in plans with an hra
established by the employer.
The growth in consumer-directed plans occurred mostly among workers at
small firms (three to 199 workers), where 13 per...
HealthMedia Health Risk Assessment Earns Prestigious NCQA Certification
HRA, since responsibility for adherence to NCQA hra
standards under HIP has
been delegated to HealthMe...icipant's top health risks.
"Succeed is the only hra
that provides maximum value for both the
health pl...ns and other organizations
know that HealthMedia's hra
has met rigorous, evidence-based standards."
PDHI Launches Short Form of Its ConXus Profile Health Assessment
...lation and time period.
"While the short-form hra
does not comply with NCQA HIP 1 or evalu8 standard...taining reporting integrity."
The short-form hra
includes about 40 instead of 70 questions. The use...isease risks on the long form.
The short-form hra
uses the same file structure as the long version, ...
Sosei Agrees Terms With ASKA for Commercialisation of SOH-075 (NorLevo(R))
...fe and effective as an oral emergency
contraceptive for post-coital use. Sosei acquired the exclusive
distribution rights to the product in Japan from hra
Pharma. The Phase III
study was completed in October 2008, and filing of the NDA in Japan is
planned for the first half of 2009.
Under the terms of ...