More employers are deploying wellness programs but implementation and effectiveness remain elusive.
A recent study indicated that 48 percent of respondents believe they will need $50,000 to pay for individual health care costs in retirement, but the true cost is estimated at four times that amount.Read More
About half of large employers offer wellness programs hoping to reduce health care costs and improve worker health. Yet results are a mixed bag.
There’s no “one-size-fits-all” wellness program for all employers. Sure, this week it’s watch your fat intake and don’t smoke, but those aphorisms do not a wellness program make.Read More
Group members recommended that health plans should be the primary source of price information and urged them to use easy-to-understand formats.Read More
The big potential growth of private health exchanges has lured other major benefits consulting firms into the market.Read More
Let there be no doubt about it, as Affordable Care Act compliance draws near, organizations without ACA systems in place could be on the hook for costly penalties.Read More
To help workers live long and prosper, one expert believes employers should use logic when choosing health care coverage.Read More
The deal, announced April 9, extends Guardian’s reach into the state-run Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program markets.Read More
Forcing spouses onto their own employer’s plan creates challenges for families as they cope with the logistics and coverage differences.Read More