Sashi Segu
January 3, 2018
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Monitoring Prescription Costs Doesn’t End when Open Enrollment Closes

You’re breathing a sigh of relief that open enrollment is over and you won’t have to think about healthcare benefits for the next several months. But you shouldn’t put your...

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Sashi Segu
December 13, 2017
Posted by Sashi Segu
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Why HR Should Worry about Healthcare Mergers and Partnerships

The healthcare market could be changing drastically as more insurers, drug stores, and hospitals/health systems consider mergers and new partnerships. The most recent mega-deal has CVS Health purchasing Aetna for...

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Sashi Segu
November 29, 2017
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Is Cost-Shifting Reducing Your Healthcare Costs in the Long-Run?

As healthcare costs continue to rise, employers shift more of the burden to their employees. In 2017, employees’ share of total costs rose 5% from $3,378 to $3,550, while employers’...

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Sashi Segu
November 15, 2017
Posted by Sashi Segu
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HR Needs to Take Control of Its Benefits Data

If you’re like most employers, your benefits data sit in separate databases at different vendors. You really don’t think much about the data itself, relying instead on vendor reports to...

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Sashi Segu
October 31, 2017
Posted by Sashi Segu
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Data Breach Pitfalls and the PHI Pendulum

This Halloween, the ghosts and goblins aren’t the only scary creatures out there. Now we have new threats scaring us that are very real and come in the form of...

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Sashi Segu
October 18, 2017
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How Does Your Benefits Plan Stack Up?

The Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) released their 2017 Employer Health Benefits Survey in September. The report sheds light on the employer-sponsored insurance landscape,...

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Sashi Segu
October 4, 2017
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What Value are You Getting from Your Employee Benefits Packages?

An article posted in the Views section of the Employee Benefit News (EBN) website titled, 5 Steps to Improving Healthcare Benefits ROI, (free registration required) really got me thinking. Author...

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Sashi Segu
September 20, 2017
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Are Your Employees Happy with the Benefits You Offer?

You’ve spent months designing your new benefits package and the perks you offer your employees. But how do you know if you’re giving them what they want? A recent employee...

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Sashi Segu
September 6, 2017
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Employers Focusing on How Care is Delivered and Improving Employee Health

Employers are focusing efforts on how healthcare is delivered and paid for according to the Large Employers’ 2018 Health Care Strategy and Plan Design Survey released by the National Business...

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Sashi Segu
August 23, 2017
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Driving Toward a Better View of Your Risks

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and Federal Railroad Administration backed off plans that would have required truckers and train operators with safety sensitive duties to be tested for obstructive...

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