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Given the rising costs of pharmacy benefits, it’s prudent for employers to increase their oversight and mon...
While what we are all experiencing right now is unprecedented, we have a few professional and personal tips to share with our fellow communicators and HR leaders during these uncertain times.
Amid the myriad types of data a health plan audit can examine and uncover, three measurements stand out.
While healthcare consumers have become savvier in the way they approach selecting a provider, they don’t always have access to the right information and data. That’s where employers come in.
While no one likes to hear the word “audit,” keeping up with the latest regulations and trends can save you and your employees money — if you have someone on your side who knows where to look.
A growing number of organizations are considering whether a partnership between risk management and human resources can control costs while prioritizing the wellbeing of their workers.
From app-based care and mobile options, to new developments surrounding telehealth, digital solutions are giving companies of all sizes more choices and better return on their health benefit spend.
Standard plan design benchmarking is as important for smaller companies as it is for larger ones. But how can employers who may be new to benchmarking approach this critical task?
It’s important to know what carriers are looking for in a PEO partner and the information they will request. Here are five focus areas to be aware of.
Wellbeing isn't some corporate fad. And more and more employers are realizing that investing in their employees’ health and wellbeing is just smart business.
As spending on specialty pharmacy rises, it is imperative that employers be proactive and aggressive in managing both the costs and utilization of these drug products.
Try these 5 tips designed to help you optimize your manufacturer and PBM rebates so you are not leaving money on the table that you are entitled to.
It’s virtually impossible for most employers to know whether a PBM has accurately delivered on providing the best overall drug prices agreed to. Hiring an independent third-party reviewer can help.
The negotiating process for Pharmacy Benefit Management services doesn’t have to be hard if employers keep a few important things in mind.
Pharmacy Benefit Management contracts are complicated, nebulous and non-transparent on many fronts. So how can employer purchasers really know what is going on behind the scenes?
Learn the key elements employers should always make sure are included in their Pharmacy Benefits Management contracts before signing on the dotted line.
Going through a big benefits change? Now you’ll need to communicate these changes to your employees. Consider these 10 proven tips.
Investing in employees’ financial wellbeing can give employees the resources, opportunities and commitment they need to be their best. It can also have a positive impact on your business. Learn more.
As healthcare changes, carriers are faced with the need to redefine their role and forge collaborative relationships with providers and employers that maximize benefits to all sides.
Employees face a lot of complex decisions when it comes to their healthcare and your organization can play an important role in helping them make better, more informed decisions.
With rising healthcare costs and ACA fees for fully insured plans, self-insured health plans are gaining popularity among smaller, growing organizations.