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Cypress Continues CKD Awareness-Building During National Kidney Month
March is National Kidney Month and Cypress is taking this opportunity to share the following information as part of its continuing efforts to help raise awareness for its employer-clients regarding the growing problem of CKD (chronic kidney disease), help improve disease identification and management, and reduce associated costs. For more about our CKD program successes and webinars, and to learn more about kidney disease and dialysis from a guest article provided by our partner Renalogic, read more here...
IRS Decreases 2018 HSA Contribution Limit for Certain Individuals
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced that the 2018 annual limitation on health savings account (HSA) contributions by individuals with family coverage under a high deductible health plan (HDHP) has been revised downward due to an inflation adjustment provision in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Read more...
TPA Integrates Medical Concierge Solution to Contain Costs & Enhance Health Care Transparency
Cypress recently reported on its collaboration with Hostcare Resources in offering self-funded health plans an innovative medical concierge/travel solution. The program is having a positive impact on cost containment and transparency efforts as it coordinates surgical procedures throughout the U.S. that are resulting in upfront pricing and substantial savings. For more details, read the full release...
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