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 ...


Top Takeaways from the YOU Powered Symposium

by Sarah Gunter Emma Fox, creator of the YOU Powered Symposium, began with a vision of more equitable educational offerings for professionals in the benefits world. While attending a conference some years ago, ...


What You Need To Know About Captive Health Insurance

As originally posted on Everlong Captive's blog   2020 was a tough year for employers.   The pandemic and economic shutdown presented companies with multiple financial challenges, and rising health-related ...


Looking Ahead with People-Centered Strategies

by Hannah Robinson There is one silver lining from the past year and a half: the trials and weaknesses that have been embedded in the employer health plan long before the pandemic can no longer hide. And, as ...


Diabetes Awareness Month - Molding Care to Fit the Patient

by Hannah Robinson November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and it’s an excellent time to critically rethink care for a chronic illness that more than 30 million people in the U.S. are living with. The annual ...


From the Experts: Paths to Holistic, Whole-Person Health

by Hannah Robinson What does holistic health even mean? While you do your best to inform employees on the benefits available to them, listening to their concerns and adjusting from there, the healthcare system ...


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