CHARLESTON, S.C., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Benefitfocus, a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software solutions, today announced that Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) has selected BENEFITFOCUS HR INTOUCH® to provide a more streamlined and innovative solution to offer their employees benefits. CTCA operates a national network of specialized hospitals focusing on complex and advanced stage cancer. CTCA will also implement BENEFITFOCUS® Benefit Informatics to gain more insight into the effectiveness of their chosen plan designs through in-depth data analysis and reporting tools.
HR InTouch with Benefit Informatics will allow CTCA to access all benefit-related information in one place, creating a more efficient way to manage and adapt to changes in the healthcare industry. This technology will help the company identify specific cost drivers through the integration of healthcare claims data and will give employees more visibility into their plan usage as it relates to their out-of-pocket costs. By comparing plans side-by-side with the portal's personalized decision support tools, employees will be able to make better decisions based on their individual health and financial needs.
"At CTCA, we recognize that healthy, happy and engaged professionals, whom we call Stakeholders, create and deliver the fully integrated, personalized care that our patients need and value. The consumer-centric design and extensive decision support features of HR InTouch appealed to our need to deliver personalized communications to specific segments of our workforce for an enhanced Stakeholder engagement strategy," said Eric Magnussen, Vice President, Talent at CTCA. "Benefitfocus Benefit Informatics provides the data analytics component that will enable CTCA to analyze plan designs, so we can offer benefits in a way that empowers Stakeholders with tools they can use to make better decisions to support their healthy wellbeing."
HR InTouch incorporates educational videos throughout the enrollment workflow, providing additional decision support and easy to understand explanations of complex healthcare topics. Employees have the ability to conveniently access the portal along with all of its powerful decision support and wellness tools using any web-enabled mobile device such as a tablet or smartphone.
"The opportunity to work with a company whose cutting-edge treatment helps in the fight against cancer puts the importance of healthcare into perspective," said Shawn Jenkins, President and CEO of Benefitfocus. "It's rewarding to be recognized by CTCA as their benefits technology partner, and we look forward to contributing to their core value of innovation."
Cancer Treatment Centers of America will be live in the Benefitfocus Cloud for its open enrollment period starting in October.
About Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Inc. (CTCA) is a national network of hospitals focusing on complex and advanced stage cancer. CTCA offers a comprehensive, fully integrated approach to cancer treatment and serves patients from all 50 states at facilities located in Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Tulsa. Known for delivering the Mother Standard® of care and Patient Empowerment Medicine®, CTCA provides patients with information about cancer and their treatment options so they can control their treatment decisions. For more information about CTCA, go to www.cancercenter.com.
Benefitfocus is a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software solutions for consumers, employers, insurance carriers and brokers. Benefitfocus serves more than 20 million consumers on its platform that consists of an integrated portfolio of products and services enabling clients to more efficiently shop, enroll, manage and exchange benefits information. With a user-friendly interface and consumer-centric design, the Benefitfocus Platform provides one place for consumers to access all their benefits. Benefitfocus solutions support the marketplace technology and administration of all types of core benefit plans, including healthcare, dental, life and disability insurance and voluntary benefits plans, such as critical illness, supplemental income and wellness programs. For more information, visit www.benefitfocus.com.
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