It used to be, you went to see your family doctor for everything. The stereotype is of a kindly physician who handled checkups, shots, and illnesses for the whole family, often for many years. Maybe they even made house calls. These days, though, medicine has become a lot more compartmentalized.
As a wellness company, we know that we must practice what we preach. In our case, that means running a successful employee wellness program, from both a financial and company culture standpoint. As HCIactive’s Director of Human Resources, it’s my responsibility to manage our own wellness program. Of course, I have an advantage: my co-workers work on wellness initiatives every day, so they understand the value of the programs we offer.
The July 31st deadline for ACA reporting passed this year with an audible sigh of relief. For most companies, complying with the IRS reporting requirements was more difficult than expected, and they wound up outsourcing the process to payroll, benefits administration, or ACA reporting vendors. As one of those ACA reporting vendors responding to the call of duty, we at HCIactive witnessed and successfully addressed the challenges these companies faced. The good news is that these challenges were categorically similar and easily preventable.
You Survived Year One…Now what? If you’re like many employers, complying with IRS reporting requirements was more difficult than you expected. Now you’ll have to do the process again, but in much less time and under greater IRS scrutiny, increasing your risk for penalties. The good news is that we’re familiar with your challenges, and… Read more »
Wellness plans have become a necessary component of corporate health benefits. Yet not all wellness plans are equal. The benefits of wellness plans come faster and make a greater impact when the plan is designed to be what we call ‘high performance.’ These plans engage more directly and individually with the employee to signal that the plan is for them and tailored to their needs.
Last month, President and CMO John Capobianco was a guest on HealthCare Consumerism Radio and discussed the real cost benefits of workplace wellness programs, beyond health-related cost savings. John provided insight on what employers need to understand in order to evaluate the effectiveness of their wellness program. Listen to this 15-minute segment online here. HealthCare Consumerism Radio… Read more »
Experienced technology executive joins HCIactive executive management team to lead operations departments and drive strategic growth Glenwood, MD (August 2, 2016) – Healthcare Interactive, Inc. (HCIactive) today announced that Ron Nall has been appointed Chief Operating Officer and joins the executive team, reporting to HCIactive’s President, John H Capobianco. “Ron is a highly-trained professional with… Read more »
It’s no secret that wellness programs have gone mainstream. Eighty-one percent of large companies and 49 percent of small companies now offer some form of health benefit enhancement program, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Many signed on with the wellness movement based on the promise that these programs would save them money on health expenses, yet not everyone is seeing the savings they expected.
The funding will accelerate the company’s expansion in the population health and direct-contract primary care markets. Glenwood, MD (May 11, 2016) — Healthcare Interactive, Inc. (HCIactive), the leading provider of advanced health planning solutions, announced that it has received an additional $3.4 million in Series A funding, for a total of $11.8 million, to help accelerate… Read more »
Implementation of services are slated to begin as early as this spring. Glenwood, MD (March 14, 2016) — Healthcare Interactive (HCIactive) has secured a contract to provide population health management, including corporate wellness services, to Beaver Manufacturing Company, Inc. (Beaver), a leading manufacturer of reinforcing yarns for the industrial hose market. Beginning this April, Beaver… Read more »
Philadelphia executive brings over thirty years of strategic business experience to Howard County-based, healthcare IT and solutions company. Glenwood, MD (February 2, 2016) — Healthcare Interactive (HCIactive) today announced John H. Capobianco has been named President and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), effective immediately. In these roles, Capobianco will have the responsibility of overseeing all operations of… Read more »
Significant contract wins, enhanced services, and an acquisition are among achievements cited for the successful year. Glenwood, MD (January 29, 2016) — Healthcare Interactive (HCIactive), a leading healthcare technology and services company, today released its year-end review of 2015. The company is pleased to announce that once again it has experienced substantial growth that doubles its… Read more »