A recent journal article in the National Institutes of Health identified low back pain as the leading cause of disability in U.S. adults, and a common reason for missing work. One of our clients wanted to look at the impact low back pain was having on their population.
Five Benefit Programs That Attract Talent
As a benefits consultant, you want your client to offer successful benefits programs, but it can be difficult keeping up with the shifting trends in our industry. Let’s dive into some of benefit programs that are working for innovative employers and advisors.
What are Voluntary Benefits?
Most large employers are now thinking outside the box and offering voluntary benefits. Voluntary benefits are benefits that employees can elect to pay through payroll deductions. Here are some popular voluntary benefits that employers are offering this year.
Artemis Tips: How to Use the Actionable Overspending App
The Artemis Platform is ever evolving to meet the needs of our clients. We’ve learned over the years which features make benefits teams and advisers jump for joy. The Actionable Overspending App is always a favorite for seasoned analysts and data newbies alike.
Sleep Disorders and What They Mean for Healthcare Costs
Those of us who battled to wake up after the hour leap for Daylight Savings Time can understand the struggle of falling asleep. Let’s take a look at the ways in which sleep disorders, like sleep apnea and insomnia, can affect an employer’s health care cost.
Network Steerage: One Key Step to Lowering Healthcare Costs
Network steerage is a key step in managing healthcare costs. Advisers and employers who are great at “network steerage” are great at benefits cost containment. Read on to find out how they do it.
What Can Benefits Managers Do About Diabetes?
9.4% of the population in the U.S. has some form of diabetes. And those that are diagnosed with diabetes have a higher medical expenditure than their healthy counterparts. Learn how benefit managers can cut costs in diabetes care while still providing great benefits.