For example, 73% of companies have added telemedicine services, 79% offer access to a 24-hour nurse line and 60% use health advocacy programs.
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In 2017, small business employees used an average of 78% of their QSEHRA allowance, and 52% used 100% of their allowance.
The decrease in self-insured plan enrollment is due to a decrease in self-insurance for large employers.
Fifty-six percent of employers say their programs incite a healthier lifestyle among participants, but only 32% of employees concurred, surveys from Willis Towers Watson found.
The bill would permit high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) to provide chronic disease prevention and treatment—which some say is critical to reducing health care costs—prior to participants having met their deductible.
The effective date of the excise tax on high-cost health plans is now in 2022.
Modifying the definition of employer for these plans will help employers reduce health benefit administrative costs through economies of scale, the Department of Labor says.