United Benefit Advisors News and Press Releases

Annual Survey Finds Enrollment in Consumer-Directed Health Plans Jumps 22 Percent Despite Increase in Plan Costs

Posted by: Bill Olson    October 19, 2016 at 12:12 PM

Among employer-sponsored health insurance plans, consumer-directed health plans (CDHPs) continue to increase in popularity even though they are offering less savings than a year ago, according to the 2016 Health Plan Survey from United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s largest independent survey of employer-sponsored benefits. UBA finds 26.4 percent of all U.S. employees are now enrolled in CDHP plans, an increase of 21.7 percent from last year and nearly 70 percent from five years ago.

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Topics: UBA Health Plan Survey, consumer-directed health plan, health plan benchmarking, health care trends, Les McPhearson, UBA Health Plan Survey Executive Summary

UBA: Small Businesses See Big Hikes in Health Plan Costs

Posted by: Bill Olson    April 7, 2016 at 6:00 AM

New Survey Data Reveals Health Plan Costs, Options by State and Industry

Health insurance premium renewal rates increased an average of 6.2 percent for all plans in 2015, up from the previous year’s 5.6 percent increase, according to new survey data released from United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization. Small businesses with fewer than 25 employees, which account for five million U.S. employers, were hit the hardest, finds UBA.

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Topics: health insurance premiums, health plan benchmarking, health plan cost trends, UBA Health Plan Survey

UBA 2013 Health Plan Survey Shows Major Differences in Health Benefits Across U.S. Regions

Posted by: Bill Olson    October 17, 2013 at 6:00 AM

Survey Results Illustrate Value of Benchmarking for Competitive Advantage, Savings

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Topics: health care reform, employee benefits, health care costs, health care, health plan survey, health insurance, health plan benchmarking, UBA 2013 Health Plan Survey, ACA, health insurance premiums