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Thomas Mangan

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Public Employees Feel Less Pinch from PPACA

Posted by: Thomas Mangan    Dec 23, 2013 12:28:00 PM

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Topics: health care costs, ACA, health insurance premiums, UBA 2013 Health Plan Survey, health care reform, health care, PPACA, Thomas Mangan

How Health Benefits Differ Across the Country

Posted by: Thomas Mangan    Oct 25, 2013 11:31:00 AM

By Thomas Mangan
CEO, United Benefit Advisors 

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Topics: health insurance, health insurance premiums, health plan benchmarking, UBA, employee benefits, hr consulting, health care, Thomas Mangan

Your Incredible Shrinking Health Plan

Posted by: Thomas Mangan    Sep 4, 2013 12:56:00 PM

By Thomas Mangan
CEO, United Benefit Advisors

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Four Things You Should Know About the Employer Mandate Delay

Posted by: Thomas Mangan    Jul 3, 2013 10:57:00 AM

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Topics: health insurance, UBA, employee benefits, hr consulting, health care reform, health care, PPACA, Thomas Mangan

CDHPs: Not Yet Cost Savers Nationally

Posted by: Thomas Mangan    Mar 8, 2013 10:51:00 AM

By Thom Mangan
CEO, United Benefit Advisors 

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Topics: health plan survey, health care costs, employee benefits, hr consulting, health care, CDHPs, HDHPs

Private Exchanges: A Win or a Wash?

Posted by: Thomas Mangan    Dec 18, 2012 11:39:00 AM

By Thomas Mangan, CEO, United Benefit Advisors

On the surface, private exchanges seem right in line with American consumerism: Provide an open platform and let each employee pick the exact plan that meets their needs. And for employers, a defined contribution approach to health care coverage seems like a great way to wash their hands of all the compliance headaches. This may very well be the future, and many are racing to market with exchange platforms. But most have built their platforms in the hopes they will come. As I have been discussing with leading benefit advisors, right now the barrier of entry is too high. Not only do these platforms not have the critical mass to make them affordable, there are a number of other hurdles that employers need to be aware of when considering these solutions, including:

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Topics: health insurance, health insurance exchanges, employee benefits, health care, PPACA, Thomas Mangan

Top Mistake with Health Plan Design: Benchmarking Solely with National Data

Posted by: Thomas Mangan    Nov 14, 2012 11:43:00 AM

By Thomas Mangan, CEO, United Benefit Advisors

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Topics: health plan survey, health care costs, employee benefits, health care

In this Election, Health Care Takes Center Stage

Posted by: Thomas Mangan    Nov 6, 2012 8:38:00 AM

By Thomas Mangan, CEO, United Benefit Advisors

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Topics: health care costs, health insurance exchanges, employee benefits, health care reform, health care, PPACA, Thomas Mangan