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Finding the Cure for Pharmacy Costs

December 30, 2002
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Prescription drugs account for 15 percent of an employer's health-care expenditures and are growing faster than any other area. Plan design, pharmacy-benefit managers and tiered plans all play a role in cost control.
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Health Information Must Stay Private

December 30, 2002
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In April, HIPAA's privacy rules go into effect. If your company isn't well on its way to compliance, HR will have to jump-start the effort.
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Proactive Policies Can Keep Older Workers on Job Longer

November 28, 2002
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Traditional “return to work” programs provide a good foundation, but HR should be more forward-thinking in designing policies aimed at training and retaining seniors.
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Selling Wellness to High-Risk Workers

November 28, 2002
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Ten percent of employers consume the vast amount of health-care costs. But there are effective ways to get employees to improve their own health.
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Disease Management

October 28, 2002
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Disease-management programs are expanding their reach, going beyond the basics like high blood pressure and moving into degenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s and Lou Gehrig’s disease, as well as hemophilia, multiple sclerosis, and cystic fibrosis.
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The Benefits of Post-Job-Offer Medical Exams

September 3, 2002
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A well-designed pre-placement physical examination program will mean fewer injuries and accidents and, in the long run, save your company money.
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Employers Grapple with Escalating Health Costs

August 2, 2002
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Under pressure to not cut benefits, but pressed by skyrocketing costs, employers are exploring ways to provide coverage without going bankrupt.
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Health Care Spending Account

July 15, 2002
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Providing your employees this information will better help them understand health care spending accounts, and whether or not they would benefit. Included are sample expense and savings worksheets.
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Health-Care Costs: HR's Crisis Has Real Solutions

June 20, 2002
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Health care costs will rise as much as 16 percent this year. But by exposing employees to the cost consequences of their care, employers can rein in expenses.
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Health-Care Costs: HR's Crisis Has Real Solutions

June 20, 2002
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Health care costs will rise as much as 16 percent this year. But by exposing employees to the cost consequences of their care, employers can rein in expenses.
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