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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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Employers Respond to Rising Costs, Grow Concerned about More Uninsured

June 18, 2002
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A representative from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce writes about health-care inflation and the uninsured, and provides his opinion for improving the system.
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Three Types of Supplemental Medical Plans

June 18, 2002
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Explanations of personal-indemnity; gap-filler; and classic supplemental policies.
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