Brandon Conroy
July 18, 2018
Posted by Brandon Conroy
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Use Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics to Control Benefits Costs & Improve Member Health

Data analytics enables you to make informed decisions by providing actionable insight. I am going to discuss three types of analytics. While historically analytics was concentrated in descriptive analytics, recently...

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Sashi Segu
July 11, 2018
Posted by Sashi Segu
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A Look at the Health Conditions Driving Employer Healthcare Costs

You’re always seeking ways to keep your healthcare costs in check. One of the best ways is to understand what’s driving your costs. The International Foundation of Employee Benefits Plans...

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Brandon Conroy
June 27, 2018
Posted by Brandon Conroy
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The Importance of Managing Health

No matter where you might fall on the health continuum, it is important to understand your health and how to manage it. You must make a conscious effort to be...

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Sashi Segu
June 20, 2018
Posted by Sashi Segu
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Employers Paying a Large Portion of Opioid Crisis Costs

Employers need to understand and appreciate that the opioid crisis isn’t just impacting disenfranchised and unemployed Americans. Working adults are addicted to opioids too. You need to take steps to...

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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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