HealthEquity Completes Acquisition of WageWorks

September 3, 2019

HealthEquity, Inc. (HQY) ("HealthEquity" or the “Company”) today completed its acquisition of WageWorks, Inc., (WAGE) (“WageWorks”), to become a leading administrator of health savings accounts (“HSAs”) and complementary consumer-directed benefits (“CDBs”), including flexible spending and health reimbursement arrangements (“FSAs” and “HRAs”), COBRA and commuter benefits. Read More

AB290 is Needed to Protect Patients from Unscrupulous Treatment Providers

September 3, 2019

Looking back on my own fight with addiction, I now know that what I needed was long-term, qualified and safe care. A professional setting to be housed, receive medical care, and access peer support. However, too many patients fall prey to treatment facilities that are more interested in bilking insurance companies than in providing the support they need to enter and sustain long-term recovery. Read More

Another Nail in the Wellness ROI Coffin?

September 3, 2019

A recent study in JAMA showed that a large workplace wellness at BJ’s Wholesale Club failed to improve employee health and deliver ROI. The study looked at the 32,000-plus employees of BJ’s Wholesale Club and concluded that while the company’s worksite wellness program did lead to higher rates of exercise and weight management, it did not have an impact on health behaviors, clinical markers of health, health spending or absenteeism. Read More