Provider News & Updates

New Employee Benefits Trends in 2021 Shaped by COVID-19

Most employers have recognized the strain that the pandemic has placed on their employees and renewed their health benefits plans without significant changes to cost-sharing and network plan design. Efforts to improve delivery systems and networks to improve outcomes,...

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COVID-19 Vaccination Management For Employers: Webinar Recap

The Alliance and Business Health Care Group (BHCG) hosted a webinar with several content experts to discuss employee communication strategies, policy and procedures, and other employer considerations regarding COVID-19 vaccination. This is a recap of the virtual...

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Add Value to Pharmacy Benefit by Driving Out Waste

As fiduciaries, plan sponsors have a responsibility to provide proper oversight of what their pharmacy benefit plan spends money on. Plan sponsors may feel their fiduciary duty is met by conducting regular competitive bidding of key vendors. While this is important,...

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The Rights & Responsibilities of Plan Sponsors as Fiduciaries

The National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions (NAHPC) hosted a great webinar detailing the rights and responsibilities of Plan Sponsors as fiduciaries. To help better educate our members on this important topic, we’ve summarized our key takeaways for you,...

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What Are The Benefits of Hosting a Vendor Summit?

As you begin the new year, you’re probably reassessing your benefit plan and vendor partners to help improve your employees’ health and wellbeing.  If you want to enhance your employee experience, reduce spending waste, and improve vendor efficiency, consider holding...

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WHIO: Improving Health Care in Wisconsin with Award-Worthy Work

The WHIO received a Health Transformation Award from The Alliance on October 1, 2020 for significantly improving transparency and high-value health care in Wisconsin. The Alliance created a case study that captures WHIO’s award-worthy work. This blog article is a...

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