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Are You Depressed

April 1, 1995
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The following questions, developed by the National Institutes of Mental Health, can help you determine whether you or someone you work with suffers from serious depression.
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HR Attacks Health-Care Fraud

March 1, 1995
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Abuse and fraud can be perpetrated by providers, insurers, consumers or investigators. HR must learn to educate its employees to recognize the tell-tale signs.
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Why Health Insurance is Vulnerable to Fraud and Abuse

March 1, 1995
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There also are some basic characteristics inherent in the health-insurance system in the United States that enables fraud and abuse to flourish unchecked.
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Companies Make Wellness Work

February 1, 1995
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Healthy employees are a result of hard work—on their part and on their companies'. Here's a look at a few organizations that have made wellness a part of their cultures.
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Program Challenges Top Executives

May 1, 1994
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By providing a four-week leadership program for its high-potential executives, Knight-Ridder, Inc. is helping the company better manage change.
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Pros and Cons of Prefunding Vehicles

November 1, 1993
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Companies are creatively using a number of options to prefund through employer and employee contributions. Here are some prefunding vehicles.
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How Companies Fund Retiree Medical Benefits

November 1, 1993
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As health-care costs continue to rise, and as retiree populations grow, companies are forced to either make revisions in their retiree health-care plans to lessen their liabilities, or eliminate the plans completely. Cost-sharing and managed care are two solutions.
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Controlling Costs with Competition

November 1, 1993
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Many companies are turning to managed-care to help them control their medical-benefits costs.
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How To Manage Expectant Mothers

October 1, 1993
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Connie Marshall, spokesperson for the National March of Dimes' campaign and author of other prenatal-wellness materials, offers these pointers for managers who have pregnant employees.
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