May 11, 2016

Moving from Employee Wellness to Employee Well-Being

Traditionally speaking, employee “wellness” programs have primarily focused on just physical health. Whereas employee “well-being” programs emphasize emotional, mental, social, and financial health in addition to physical health.
February 8, 2016

How Do Your Copays and Deductibles Stack Up? Benchmark Your Employees’ Out-of-Pocket Costs

As many analysts projected, premiums continue to rise, forcing many employers to manage this expanding price tag by shifting costs to their employees. As UBA reported in its breaking news, this cost shifting took the form of higher deductibles, out-of-pocket maximums, and copays for both singles and families.
August 25, 2015

New Drugs for Some … Will They Ultimately Cost Everyone an Arm and a Leg?

Advancements in science and technology can be absolutely amazing. The types of treatments that are available now are light years ahead of where we were even 10 years ago. Read more here...
May 28, 2015

The Key to Reducing Health Care Costs – Have We Found It?

Self-funding is a very hot topic these days for a number of reasons. For small group employers offering a self-funded plan this means they can charge a composite premium rate based on the employee population versus the community rates that are based on each individual enrollee’s age. Read more here...
March 11, 2015

‘Cadillac’ Tax Could Diminish Union Health Plans

How will the Cadillac Tax affect Union health plans? Find out here...