The Market Recognizes the BenStaff Decoder’s Value

S&P says, “the ACA presents an opportunity for U.S. companies to radically redefine the role they play in the health care system.” There is $700 Billion to be saved by more closely decoding ACA.

As an example of the need for the BenStaff decoder,

“the ACA presents an opportunity for U.S. companies to radically redefine the role they play in the health care system.”

Capital IQ, McGraw Hill Financial, article Link.

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The article titled, “The Affordable Care Act Could Shift Health Care Benefit Responsibility Away From Employers, Potentially Saving S&P 500 Companies $700 Billion,” presents a compelling case for change. However, kicking employee health care plans to the curb will require forethought and planning – enabled by the BenStaff decoder, owners and their HR staff can realize what’s possible, and what should be avoided.

In our 3 years of analysis using the decoder, we’ve have found the phrase, “winners and losers” to be the most applicable. The decoder identifies winners and losers and will help an owner make a one time change away from the old method to embrace the new ACA opportunities.

ACA: Continuous Change for the Industry

Recently, at a conference, the speaker explained how the status quo, the new normal, is overwhelm. In their experience, ACA has brought about 4 years of tremendous change,

Screen Shot 2014-08-26 at 9.59.25 AMand more change is on the way. They identified with industry professionals and explained, “it will be another couple years before a calm can set in.” Constant change is exhausting. It is our experience these comments are true across all stakeholders in healthcare. Everyone is struggling with the new law and its ongoing changes.

Our “Employer ACA Decoder” can really help with understanding in a non-sales environment what options are available and evaluates them using an apple to apple comparison.  Based on financials alone, it recommends next steps.

BenStaff Employer ACA Obamacare Decoder
BenStaff Employer ACA Obamacare Decoder

Here’s a picture of a Decoder, it’s a booklet with helpful guidance all in one place with personalized commentary about all the new options for an employer.

A calculator for employers to estimate their cost of smoking and overweight.

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Alere Health Calculator for Tobacco

For the first time there is a company whose providing end-to-end health services in a single system. They’re able to research and create products across 100 diagnosis groupings, offer instant diagnosis and testing improving results and speed to diagnosing. This includes at home testing that’s fed directly to physicians and hospitals.

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Alere Health Tobacco calculator

But, what’s really exciting is their entrance recently into the informatics and population management environment with services connecting the health of tested populations at home with science based, legitimate research based incentives for engaging health.

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The Details Always Provide Answers

This is a good example of good change coming as a result of reform. We’re opening up avenues of communication to CEO’s and owners to take more control over their benefit plans by being able to provide the research.

Medicare’s release Wednesday of millions of records of payments made to the nation’s doctors comes as the government is looking to find more cost-efficient ways to pay physicians, particularly specialists.

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“The release comes 35 years after a court-issued gag order that prevented anyone from revealing Medicare Part B payments to individual doctors.”

Jordan Rau, KHN Staff Writer, Medicare Records Provide Tantalizing New Details of Payments To Doctors

http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/Stories/2014/April/09/medicare-payments-to-doctors-detailed.aspx?

This is a good example of good change coming as a result of reform. We’re opening up avenues of communication to CEO’s and owners to take more control over their benefit plans by being able to provide the research.

Owners and their staff should look to a flood of more useful analytic tools based on medicare paid claim data.

Mozilla CEO is Bullied into Resigning

Mozilla CEO bullied…
“It was all about intimidation. The idea was to punish Eich harshly and publically so that no one in his shoes would ever dare to support traditional marriage again.”

CEO is bullied into leaving post because his opinion isn’t politically correct. Presidents and CEO’s are under attack in a number of places.

Generally in the media they are portrayed as the big bad guys who steal from employees. In situations like this one where the CEO contributed to an organization. He did support in the benefit plans non-traditional marriage but that wasn’t enough.

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“But the staunch opposition against Eich had nothing to do with any conceivable harm he could bring as CEO. It was all about intimidation. The idea was to punish Eich harshly and publically so that no one in his shoes would ever dare to support traditional marriage again.”

While private businesses have and should retain the right to do business as they see fit, whenever (highly) competent professionals are denied economic opportunities due to their beliefs, we should all be concerned. Freedom of conscience is a basic, fundamental principle of any democratic society. We cannot prosper as a nation without it.

Nate Kellum, CP OP-ED Contributor

There are other stories like Hobby Lobby who have firmly held beliefs and are fighting in court to object to the Government imposed Healthcare to cover Contraception.

Follow article here: http://www.christianpost.com/news/mozilla-setting-precedent-for-failure-in-firing-ceo-over-support-of-marriage-117582/