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Sick Over Health Care Costs, Companies Get Some Relief With On-Site Medical Centers

January 25, 2002
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Employers find that in addition to saving money, the clinics also help promote recruitment and retention.
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Possible Questions to Include in a Vision RFP

January 8, 2002
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These will cover everything from opthalmic materials to reasons why providers have disenrolled from their network.
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Questions to Ask in Selecting a Pharmacy-Benefits Manager

January 8, 2002
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Questions from pricing to rebates, mail-order, and Internet sales.
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The Benefits of Post-Job-Offer Medical Exams

December 14, 2001
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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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Using Carve-Outs to Shave Health Costs

November 27, 2001
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At a time when health care costs are steeply rising and profits are swiftly shrinking, creative HR professionals are considering a range of cost-cutting options. Carving out a part of your health benefits is one.
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Hold the Line on Salaries and Benefits

October 17, 2001
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Some employers are coupling cuts in health benefits with increases elsewhere to offset the hardship on employees.
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On the Contrary Averting a Hostel Takeover

September 7, 2001
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Sometimes being selfish and understanding what is best for you can also prove beneficial for other people.
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A Little Shut-Eye, a Lot of Efficiency

August 7, 2001
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While some napping policies are rooted in health concerns and in offering employees a perk, companies are also touting productivity advantages.
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Wellness, A Novel Approach

July 25, 2001
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Through the March of Dimes, Bank One launched an on-site healthy pregnancy program.
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TPA Offers Sage Advice

July 25, 2001
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Last year the company switched medical providers, cutting medical bills by 15 to 20 percent.
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