Joni Troester, a University of Iowa graduate and current interim assistant vice president of benefits, health and productivity, didn’t limit herself to the university gates when developing a wellness initiative that has positively affected employees and the surrounding community.
Leave the political arguments of the ACA to the glib pundits and analysts; we sought out people on the ground floor, those who have to make it work, whatever their feelings about the law or its political symbolism.
The high cost of health care has many older employees considering Medicare, but that decision could cost them money and quality coverage.
A growing number of employers are embracing wearable devices and offering incentives, like health insurance discounts, when workers sign up for them.
Compared with more complex conditions, treating and managing diabetes is fairly straightforward, yet the condition continues to run rampant in the workplace.
Giving carrots all day keep the EEOC away; giving sticks brings the EEOC quick.
The analysis of claims data provides the greatest ability for an employer to have an effect on health care costs and employee health.
As the popularity of e-cigarettes continues to grow, there’s still no definitive ruling on the safety and proper regulation of the tobacco-free alternative. It’s up to employers to fill in the gaps.
Supplemental health products, like hospital indemnity and critical insurance plans, have been growing in popularity as out-of-pocket medical costs increase for many employees.