Appendix C

Real-World Data and Applications

As discussed often throughout this book, a benefits marketplace offers “aisles” and “shelves” that are stocked with products that benefits consumers can choose to buy, just as they would choose products in any other retail environment. This appendix looks at data on real-world usage of private exchanges.

This appendix also includes a walk through the process of choosing benefits on a Liazon exchange. We conclude our examination of the current benefits landscape with a visual journey through the history of health care (courtesy of Annenbergclassroom.org) which as we all know, is still being made with each passing day.

What Really Happens on Private Exchanges?

This section looks at the data on real-world ...

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