Brandon Conroy
June 13, 2018
Posted by Brandon Conroy
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Employers Focus on Mental Health to Improve Bottom Line

It seems to be a good and important time to discuss the effects mental health has on the workplace and the new trends in getting help. According to the National...

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Sashi Segu
June 6, 2018
Posted by Sashi Segu
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Poor Health Increases Disability and Workers’ Compensation Costs

Unum released the results of a 10-year study of the top 10 causes of disability. Those causes of both short- and long-term disabilities may surprise you: 2 of the top...

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Brandon Conroy
May 30, 2018
Posted by Brandon Conroy
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How Does Your Health Benefit Plan Stack Up?

Designing the optimal benefit plans for employees is a goal of most employers. Data analytics provides a huge assist in doing that. It is also nice to see where your...

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Sashi Segu
May 23, 2018
Posted by Sashi Segu
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Make Data Transparency a Goal this Renewal Season

Springtime not only brings rain showers and blooming flowers, but also starts renewal season for employee benefit programs. It’s during this critical time that you’re in the favorable position to...

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Deborah Partsch
May 21, 2018
Posted by Deborah Partsch
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Using Data Analytics to Manage Your Rx Costs: Part 2

Last week my blog focused on two danger zones that can increase your year-end prescription drug expenditures and derail your fiscal budget. This week I fill those potential financial potholes...

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Brandon Conroy
May 16, 2018
Posted by Brandon Conroy
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Population Health Costs Could Explode as Employee Health Declines

A chronic disease is one lasting 3 months or more, as defined by the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics. Chronic disease affects health and quality of life, but it is also...

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Deborah Partsch
May 14, 2018
Posted by Deborah Partsch
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Using Data Analytics to Manage Your Rx Costs: Part 1

Ah, Spring! At home the birds are chirping, tulips are blooming, and your annoying neighbor is running the lawnmower at 7:00 am on a Saturday! Another potentially frustrating experience may...

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Sashi Segu
May 9, 2018
Posted by Sashi Segu
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HR and CFOs: Monitoring Plan Performance Is Not Limited to Retirement Plans

In my last blog, Employers A Perfect Storm is Converging Around Your Benefits Program Costs, I discussed a number of health and financial issues that are contributing to rising employer-paid...

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Brandon Conroy
May 2, 2018
Posted by Brandon Conroy
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Metabolic Syndrome – A Medical Term for the Ticking Time Bomb

Do you or your employees have metabolic syndrome? Do you know what metabolic syndrome is? The term is relatively new, so don’t feel bad if you haven’t heard of it....

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Sashi Segu
April 25, 2018
Posted by Sashi Segu
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Employers: A Perfect Storm is Converging Around Your Benefits Program Costs

Healthcare spending now accounts for 17.9% of our gross domestic product (GDP), and it’s expected to reach 19.7% by 2026 (CMS). Private health insurance spending rose 5.1% to $1,123.4 billion...

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