Employers

Neil Goldfarb Previews Theme, Potential Takeaways of 2022 GPBCH Annual Conference

May 18th 2022, 4:15pm

Video

Neil Goldfarb, president and chief executive officer of Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health (GPBCH), provides an overview of the core discussion points and other aspects in-person attendees can look forward to at the 2022 GPBCH Annual Conference.

Taking Action Against the Rising Mental Health Crisis: Efforts From Health Plans, Congress, and More

May 10th 2022, 12:40pm

Article

Marking Mental Health Awareness month, stakeholders involved in the delivery of behavioral health care services discuss current efforts underway—spearheaded by the novel 988 emergency hotline—to address the growing mental health crisis.

Disparities in Health Care Use Among Low-Salary and High-Salary Employees

May 9th 2022, 7:00pm

Article

Lower-salary employees in high-deductible health plans underutilize outpatient care and overutilize emergency departments.

Spotlighting Health-, Cost-Related Benefits of Genomic Testing and How Employers Can Drive Adoption

April 20th 2022, 12:20pm

Article

Key opinion leaders addressed cost, accessibility, and other barriers limiting use of comprehensive genomic profiling (CGP), and how employers can help drive preventive care and precision medicine through CGP.

Employer Utilization Management Prioritizes Health Benefit Cost Over Patient Care, Survey Finds

April 13th 2022, 5:41pm

Article

Findings of a survey of large employers indicate that utilization management tools are ineffective in controlling health care costs for employees and may lead to barriers to treatment.

Adopting Good Practices for High-Deductible Health Plans Can Help Employers Build Better Health Benefits

March 4th 2022, 2:00pm

Article

Survey results demonstrate an opportunity to incorporate good practices for high-deductible health plans that can help enrollees maximize value and better navigate their benefits and treatment options.

How Employers Can Achieve High-Value, Cost-Effective Oncology Care Through Genomic Profiling

February 26th 2022, 12:00am

Article

A webinar by the National Cancer Treatment Alliance discussed current use and diagnostic/therapeutic benefits of comprehensive genomic profiling in oncology, as well as recommendations for employers and benefit consultants considering biomarker testing.

How Can Employers Leverage the DPP to Improve Diabetes Rates?

February 15th 2022, 3:15pm

Podcast

On this episode of Managed Care Cast, Jill Hutt, vice president of member services at the Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health, explains the Coalition’s efforts to reduce diabetes rates through the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP).

Emory’s Winship Joins AccessHope as Collaboration Partner

February 14th 2022, 1:03pm

Article

AccessHope is a program that allows patients and community oncologists to tap into the expertise of City of Hope, often through electronic sharing of records so the patient does not have to travel.

How Employers Can Leverage Value, Health Equity Incentives to Address Health Plan Affordability Concerns

February 6th 2022, 3:00pm

Article

Part 1 of a 2-part webinar series by the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions addressed issues in health care coverage affordability and how equitable health benefits and value-based design can reduce cost while improving employee engagement.