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Tracy Watts Discusses the Importance of Health Management Programs

Tracy Watts, senior partner at Mercer Human Resource Consulting, says that health management programs are hugely important.
Tracy Watts, senior partner at Mercer Human Resource Consulting, says that health management programs are hugely important. In a survey that polled 3000 employers, Mercer found that employers that implemented the highest number of best practices had, on average, cost increases of 2% less compared with those that had the fewest number of implemented best practices.

The survey also found that of 700 employers polled, 8% sponsored a minimum essential coverage plan that was less than 60% design, while another 20% of employers said they were interested in offering one in the future.

“The idea behind the minimum essential coverage is to provide a plan that is even lower cost than what is deemed to be the minimum design and affordable by the law,” says Ms Watts.



 
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