Every bidder for your health plan’s business claims their network of hospitals, doctors and health services will save you money. But how do you know whether that’s true or just marketing hype?
“As a health benefits plan designer, you have the ability to affect the long-term health of your employees.” This was Dr. Scott Conard’s advice to employers at The Alliance’s July 2017 Employer Benefit Plan Design event.
It’s been a decade of change for health care plan designs. And consumer-driven health plans (CDHPs) are the biggest change of all, according to John Young, CEO of Consumerdriven. Young explained why CDHPs are “nearing universal use” and why employers need them at The Alliance Annual Meeting Oct. 25.
The Alliance adopted a formal policy last year barring any activity by members that impairs our ability to effectively contract with providers on behalf of the membership.
“Working makes us feel normal. Even if your life is chaotic, you want to feel normal.” Lillie Shockney shared that insight at The Alliance Learning Circle event, “Cancer in the Workplace: Current Cancer Care Issues for Employers” on March 16.