With a new administration taking office that is sure to take a dramatically different approach to healthcare than the last, many employers across the country are eagerly anticipating word on if/how things will change with regards to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). We have heard from of our clients over the past couple of months on this very topic, so our healthcare compliance team has put together a summary of what exactly the now-famous phrase "repeal and replace" means by exploring what can and/or could be changed and how the Trump Administration and Congress would do it. We hope you find this piece helpful in clarifying where healthcare in America stands at this moment.
Offering multiple plans can help employees find one that provides the right amount of coverage. But how do you make sure your employees aren’t drowning in too much choice? If you are a small to mid-sized employer, you know this problem well. Fidelity Health Marketplace is here to help. Download our guide and learn how to offer the right mix of benefit choices – while keeping your costs under control. You’ll learn:· How many medical plans you should be offering · What types of plans may work well for your company· How to provide real choice without increasing administrative burden
Your employees are making 200+ food decisions a day. And with scarce time and resources, they aren't always choosing the best options. Given that nutrition is the single biggest determinant of health, what food plans do you have to help employees address the rising trends of obesity and diabetes? See why a growing number of large enterprises are launching comprehensive Food Benefits Management programs as a lower cost alternative to prescription drugs. Download the white paper now.
Exercise more. Stop smoking. Manage stress. Yes, yes, and yes. But these wellness initiatives are only addressing half the battle. If you really want to impact employees' health (and contain costs), take on the other half: FOOD! Make sense of the complex maze of nutrition information. Help your workers embrace food as medicine and put the brakes on rising obesity and even chronic illness. Find out why more progressive enterprises are re-assessing their wellness programs and discover the startling stats emerging for those who aren't! Download the white paper now.
Why settle for the status quo in benefits?Benefits represent a company's second largest expenditure, yet only 17 percent of business leaders think their programs are being managed effectively. To better understand this paradox, Harvard Business Review Analytic Services surveyed 150 business leaders at companies that self-fund their health benefits.Learn how innovative companies are strategically managing health benefits, spending smarter, and taking better care of their people.This report walks through:· How the status quo in health benefits is failing employers and their people· Today’s challenges with getting actionable data to inform health benefits decisions· How innovative companies manage benefits like a strategic business unit· How employers are driving positive impact and change in healthcare
Learn 12 tips for a powerful wellness program from the Benefits Manager at Boston-based tech company, Pegasystems, whose own well-being offerings are robust and loved by employees. This how-to guide will cover things like inclusion, incentives, participation, and more.
Corporate healthcare has changed from a stodgy, static industry to one of the most dynamic and creative fields. We sat down with Jason Lavender, Innovation Leader at Willis Towers Watson, to learn how this shift came about, and what it implies. Read the eBook to find out where we've been, where we are, and where we're going when it comes to innovation in corporate health and wellness.
Change your view. Change your bottom line.People are the best predictors of their future healthcare needs. This article explores why traditional health models fail and why the need to address both mind and body (the ‘whole’ person) is critical to success in reducing healthcare costs.Explore findings and actionable insights, including:· Physicians took such contextual issues into account less than 60% of the time· Chronic conditions is actually a small part of what is spent on healthcare· Significantly higher engagement than traditional disease management programsRead the article to learn why a ‘whole-istic’ approach that addresses the medical, contextual and emotional issues facing a person can lead to better results.