Many employers are "taking necessary steps to rein in costs," the National Business Group on Health says, but a new Mercer survey shows plenty remain on auto-pilot.
Employers are making changes to reshape their health benefit plans between now and 2017 in order to reduce costs, according to Towers Watsons 2014 Health Care Changes Ahead Survey. In particular, employers pointed to three specific factors that will help frame employer-sponsored benefits.
Walgreen Co.s director of health, benefits and wellbeing knew his company, like most in the U.S., was on an unsustainable path of increasing health care costs combined with employees who didnt focus on their wellbeing. But when the companys senior directors started thinking about moving employee health care offerings to a private exchange, he was adamantly against it. ...
New plan designs mean "real opportunity" for sales to a key demographic in the long-term care market.
Employers who moved to Aon Hewitts multi-carrier fully-insured private health care exchange experienced overall health care cost savings for the 2014 plan year providing some of the first data on the impact of post-Affordable Care Act private exchanges.
Whether you're looking to move to a new firm or hiring candidates for yours, the resume is a first impression and it needs to be a good one. Still, many job candidates routinely make mistakes that can lead to an instant rejection. Laszlo Block, the senior vice president of people operations at Google, shares these common mistakes and how to avoid them.
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Galen Institutes Grace-Marie Turner talked about conservatives view of both employers and brokers at a recent Washington policy conference on health reform alternatives. She shares her conclusions on the Affordable Care Act, next steps on broker compensation, and more.
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