Wellness programs delivered just a 50 cents on the dollar return, while disease management programs returned $3.80 for each dollar spent.
That's the view from non-partisan policy wonks, watchdogs, surveys and others without stake in the game.
The Rand Corp. says rates generally will not be higher as a result of the act’s implementation, as now configured.
Consumer-directed health plans have slowly been gaining appeal among employers and employees alike as a way to fight rising health care costs.
Even thought they still request products such as loans, more sophisticated asset management services are being demanded by baby boomers that are poised to retire over the next decade.
For some credit unions, it continues to take a whole lot of arm twisting to prove that offering trust services to their members is really worth the effort and time commitment needed to see a steady return on investment.