Employers

Contributor: 3 Reasons Employers Should Be Concerned About ACA Repeal

December 3rd 2020, 8:34pm

Article

Bill Kramer, MBA, is the executive director for National Health Policy at Pacific Business Group on Health.

Considerations for Policy Makers Wanting to Optimize Telemedicine, Virtual Care

November 30th 2020, 11:08pm

Video

Through a collaborative effort by Catalyst for Payment Reform, the American Benefits Council, and Mercer, 4 key telemedicine considerations were issued for policymakers seeking to capitalize on the substantial growth in telemedicine and virtual care.

Dr Frederick Schnell on Employer Concerns in Cancer Coverage

November 26th 2020, 3:00pm

Video

Frederick Schnell, MD, FACP, medical director of COA, discusses how employers' concerns with cancer care coverage can be addressed without compromising quality.

Survey Finds Increased Utilization of Virtual Care, Deferral in Preventive Care Among US Employees

November 24th 2020, 8:00pm

Article

A survey by Willis Towers Watson finds significantly increased use and noted satisfaction in virtual care among the US workforce amid the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.

Driving Transparency, Payment Reform in Employer Health Care Coverage

November 17th 2020, 6:00pm

Podcast

On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with the president and CEO of the Leapfrog Group about her organization’s partnership with the Healthcare Transformation Alliance and how transparency and employer leverage may shape the transition toward value-based health care.

How Halting Telehealth Waivers May Impact Cost, Deferral in Care

November 15th 2020, 3:00pm

Video

As some private health insurance companies move to end waivers of cost sharing for virtual care, there will be several aspects to monitor for employers, particularly its impact on accessibility and potential deferral of health care services.

PwC Report Previews Biden’s Influence on Health Care Proposals, Policy Issues

November 12th 2020, 7:30pm

Article

A report by PwC discusses the health care agenda of President-elect Joe Biden, particularly how his term will shape the future of the Affordable Care Act, value-based care, and drug prices.

Implications of Justice Barrett’s Confirmation on Employment Law Rulings, ACA Case

November 9th 2020, 7:00pm

Video

David Weisenfeld, JD, legal editor at XpertHR, previews how employment law rulings may be affected by the Senate's recent confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.

Survey Reveals Trend in Lower-Cost, Higher-Value Employer-Provided Health Care Delivery Models

November 5th 2020, 6:30pm

Article

A recent survey of employers revealed a current a shift in organizations working to adopt lower-cost, value-based health care models.

Assessing Employer Influence on Workplace Mental Health

November 2nd 2020, 10:00pm

Video

Although employers serve as the predominant provider of health care coverage in the United States, significant gaps remain in availability of services that equally weigh mental and physical health.