With the presidency and 33 Senate seats up for grabs in 2012, how the battle over health care reform will play out is anyone's guess, but employers are watching the tussle closer than most.
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
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
While many employers have achieved acceptance, a new survey shows they do not have a strategy for complying with the law's 2014 provisions. One 'sleeper' issue: Medicaid expansion.
From the individual mandate provision to 'pay or play' rule, companies find it's time to deal with the bottom line.Read More
As part of our 90th anniversary, Workforce Management is talking to some of the people and organizations that helped influence today's workplace. In this installment, Workforce Management senior writer Rita Pyrillis talks with former SHRM president and CEO Mike Losey on the evolution of the Society for Human Resource Management and of human resources in general.Read More
Speakers at overflow sessions of the Society for Human Resource Management's 64th annual conference detail the likely scenarios that could occur when the justices rule late this week.
The transparency group has met twice with association leaders since last year’s conference in Las Vegas, but after the second meeting in March, SHRM leaders decided to discontinue the meetings, according to Kate Herbst, a transparency group member and now a board candidate.Read More
Pharmacy benefit managers are third-party vendors that process prescriptions and are the middlemen between employers, pharmacies and drug manufacturers.