Stop, Start, Keep: Benefits experts weigh in

by Sarah Gunter As we hit the halfway mark in the plan year and benefits leaders look to the future, we felt like now is the perfect time to evaluate benefits programs in terms of stop, start, and keep. We ...


MSK Injury Prevention: Safer for workers, safer for your organization

by Evan Boswell One of the most common sources of workplace injury are musculoskeletal disorders. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 272,780 cases of musculoskeletal disorders caused people to miss ...


Personalized approach to move the needle on population health management

by Sarah Gunter While addressing population health management with a modern, holistic view of health might be necessary, it can also be daunting! As our knowledge evolves, we understand that our individual ...


The evolution of Telehealth 2.0

by Sarah Gunter Two years ago, at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, telehealth came into focus as the next big solution in employee benefits—but, it also came with a host of problems. Telehealth’s main ...


Meet the wellness vendor that isn’t afraid to talk ROI

by Sarah Gunter  In a sea of conflicting opinions and information about wellness vendors, it can be hard knowing where to stand. Considering that 87% of employees say they consider health wellness offerings ...


Colleges and Universities: The blueprint for DEI and healthcare innovation in the workplace?

by Sarah Gunter  In the search for new healthcare solutions, we turned away from the workplace and towards the campus. Centers of higher education have often been on the forefront of innovation—with access to ...


How Population Health Management Differs from Wellness Programs

by Sarah Gunter Wellness programs have long been touted as a benefits solution for improving employee health. Considering the chronic nature of behavioral health issues, the need for a proactive solution is ...


Enhance, Elevate, and Escalate Health Plan Decision-Making with Wellnecity

by YJ Lee It’s no secret that employee benefits are expensive: healthcare costs are often the second or third largest expense item on employers’ financial statements. Typically, large expense items are managed ...


Fair Market Pricing: The newest innovation in cost-containment strategy

By Evan Boswell A growing interest in reducing and stabilizing large healthcare bills and high-cost claims has inspired a number of new creative approaches. One such model is called Reference Based Pricing ...


The Unlikely Guardians of American Healthcare

by Jennifer Spiegel Berman, JD, MBA, CEO of MZQ Consulting  |  jen@mzqconsulting.com     Money Matters, But It's Not the Only Thing That Does  The requirement to monitor plan expenses is a traditional focus of ...


The Future is Now: Employer-Driven Care

by Sarah Gunter In Part I of this two-part series, industry experts discussed where we are today in terms of cost containment and outcomes of employer-sponsored healthcare plans. In Part II, we’ll cover the ...


How Advanced AI Improves Self-Insured Health Plans

By Christina DiBona Better health drives better living, and the employer health plan is a critical tool for most Americans. It can be difficult to find a health plan that improves health and care quality while ...


Life & Death Decisions in the C-Suite

by Nelson Griswold  When Maureen Pacheco of Palm Beach, FL, needed spinal fusion surgery in 2016, general surgeon Ramon Vazquez was assigned to cut her open so the two spine surgeons could perform the fusion ...


How employers can drive the changes they want to see in healthcare

By Sarah Gunter As the transparency around healthcare allows outcomes to be more measurable, employers are shifting their attention to what they can do today – and tomorrow – to play a role in the cost ...


Bundled Arrangements: What Every Employer Should Know

by Sally Pace   When it comes to driving health plan value, David Hines, Executive Director, Employee Benefits for Metro Nashville Public Schools, has a few levers he pulls to ensure he’s protecting both the ...


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