Employers

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.

Kimberly Westrich on Micro-, Macro-Level Approaches to Improve Value-Based Benefit Design

January 6th 2022, 5:30pm

Video

Kimberly Westrich, MA, vice president of health services research at the National Pharmaceutical Council, discusses opportunities for growth regarding value-based benefits.

Kimberly Westrich Reviews Effective Strategies for Constructing Value-Based Benefits

December 24th 2021, 8:00pm

Video

Kimberly Westrich, MA, vice president of health services research at the National Pharmaceutical Council, discusses value-based benefit design strategies for high-deductible health plans.

Past, Present, and Future of Workplace Mental Health: How Employers Are Responding

December 23rd 2021, 4:00pm

Article

Key opinion leaders discuss the state of mental health in the US workforce, persistent unmet needs, and efforts to improve coverage and uptake of behavioral health services.

CVS Health’s Theresa Juday on Direct, Indirect Cost Implications of Chronic Insomnia

December 10th 2021, 1:00pm

Video

Theresa Juday, RPh, director, Specialty Product Development, CVS Health, discusses the indirect and direct cost burden associated with chronic insomnia.

Daniel Wolfson Discusses Mistrust, Quality Implications in the Health Care System

November 24th 2021, 12:00am

Video

Daniel Wolfson, executive vice president and chief operating officer of the ABIM Foundation, speaks on factors influencing mistrust of the health care system and efforts to improve quality care.

Greater Work Impairment, Comorbidity Burden Linked With Concomitant Psoriasis, PsA

November 20th 2021, 7:00pm

Article

Findings presented at the 2021 American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting showed that patients with concomitant psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis (PsA) reported greater incidence of obesity, hypertension, and diabetes, as well as a higher likelihood of work inability than those with only psoriasis.

What We're Reading: Vaccine Mandate Hold Extended; Medicare Premiums Spike; Booster Eligibility Expands

November 15th 2021, 3:21pm

Article

Appeals court affirms decision to place a hold on the Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for large employers; rising Medicare premiums linked with controversial Alzheimer drug; 3 states expand COVID-19 booster shot eligibility to all adults.