Despite medications being the primary treatment method for chronic conditions, both point solutions and PBMs are not addressing the issues surrounding non-optimized medication use which is costing employers 16% or more in healthcare costs every year. Non-optimized drug therapy is defined as medication usage that is not taken correctly or at all, inappropriate prescriptions (including incorrect dosage) for the indication of use, or medications that cause a secondary health issue. Learn from one of the leading self-funded employers, MarineMax how they have reduced deductibles every year for 10 years for employees, and their health insurance costs have remained flat with no rate increases for the last 6 years.
Am I doing it right? Tune in to listen to the Director of Infection Control at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health share what the rest of 2022 will look like for universities and schools and what to expect with the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron.
OSHA dropped a bomb yesterday, informing companies of a January 4th deadline to be compliant with mandatory vaccinations or face fines of up to $13,653 per violation for serious violations, and $136,530 for willful or repeated violations. This new rule will preempt any inconsistent state or local laws, including laws that previously ban or limit an employer's authority to require vaccination, masks, or testing. Furthermore, the burden will now fall on employees to pay for requisite COVID testing. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Americans with Disability Act have established guidance for religious and medical exemptions to COVID-19 vaccine mandates in the workplace. If up to 70% of Fortune 100 companies are not in compliance with these requirements and are handling exemptions incorrectly, where do you think your company stands? Let our experts clear the smoke and dig into the nuances of COVID-19 medical and religious exemptions.
Learn how employers are managing, adapting, and innovating in today’s benefits environment and how data and technology are being leveraged more than ever. Data is key to achieving the best possible health outcomes, lower costs, and improved well-being for employees. Hear directly from large and mid-size employers on how they are taking charge during our new normal and leading the way.
With over a year of constant change, as many as 52% of employees’ have experienced burnout, according to a study from Indeed. This work-related mental health issue is more pervasive, more chronic, and more impactful on day-to-day functioning than typical work stress. But burnout doesn’t have to burn through your workforce. Get proven strategies to mitigate the risk factors for burnout and help you cultivate a culture that supports mental health.
Every company is struggling with return-to-office and hybrid work plans and keeping up to date with corporate safety and health policies. Funding vaccination incentives and COVID testing puts additional strain on even the most resilient organizations. And almost all businesses are completely out of the loop regarding the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC), leaving vast amounts of credits on the table. One company is making the sweep - Think LLP shows how American small businesses recoup up to $7,000 per eligible employee for each calendar quarter, in addition to their PPP loan funds, for a total of $33,000 per employee through this underutilized tax credit.
Join Samanntha DuBridge, VP, Benefits, Culture, M&A, and Mobility at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, and Daniel Freedman, Co-CEO and Co-Founder of BurnAlong to discover how leading enterprise organizations developed and implemented hybrid work policies with real-world, experiential perspectives so you can learn from pitfalls and successes. Plus, get new ideas for how to support, engage, and retain your employees in a hybrid world. Reimagine the future of work in our Culture Moonshot Masterclass and help build your organization’s business case for hybrid strategies and a focus on employee well-being.
Remember the mission to reach the moon? In 1962, President JFK set forth a vision. He initiated a movement that outlived him! Even in his death, the mission was accomplished seven years after his famous speech. Now we’re on a five-year mission, and it's not about us. This is a mission for you – the individual, the stakeholder, the employer healthcare and benefits professional. Join the mission to reduce costs, reimagine culture, and reinvent care.