Politics apparently has joined the menu—at least through November—alongside pepperoni and pineapple as a new pizza topping.Read More
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney called for a repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act during his speech at the Republican National Convention August 30. Read More
As chairman of the House Budget Committee, Ryan drafted budgets for fiscal years 2012 and 2013 that include plans to overhaul the nation's federal healthcare entitlement programs through a premium-support model for Medicare and block grant payments to states for Medicaid.Read More
Employers are helping to rebuild the health care system with a do-it-yourself approach that takes picking the right tool. The new options include value-based design, workplace clinics and direct primary care.Read More
The Rochester Business Alliance Health Care Initiative brings together business and community leaders to find ways to improve the health care system and patient outcomes.Read More
The first-year assessment paid by very large employers—those with at least 100,000 employees—will run into millions of dollars, for which employers will receive no direct benefit.Read More
Eighty-eight percent of employers surveyed by Towers Watson & Co. said they have no plans to terminate coverage in 2014 or after for full-time employees, while 11 percent were not sure. Just 1 percent said they planned to terminate coverage for some employees.Read More
While mobile device use in and outside of the office is still too new to know the long-term impact on employees, this reality holds true: Workplace injuries can leave your company at a competitive disadvantage.
For less than $100 a month, direct primary care provides patients with unlimited doctor's visits for routine services. Critics question the plan's economic viability for healthy patients paying a monthly fee for services they don't always use.Read More
In the marketplace, employers' relationship with health care must be guided not only by the compassion of human resources but by the hard-headedness of finance and risk management.