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.
Four Effective Ways to Engage with your Pharmacy Benefit Manager
Pharmacy claims already account for an estimated 9% of healthcare spending in the U.S., and that number is only predicted to rise. We’re sharing our tips and tactics for working effectively alongside PBMs to slow the rising costs of Rx benefits.
Spooky Halloween Diagnoses Are Impacting Your Healthcare Spending
The spookiest time of year is upon us once again. It's time to explore the dark, nitty-gritty diagnoses and costs in your population. In celebration of Halloween, we’re looking at three diagnoses that evoke the spirit of the holiday.
Open Enrollment Headaches (And the Artemis Prescription for Treating Them)
It's the busiest time of year for benefits professions: Open Enrollment. When they’re not answering a question about the open enrollment deadline for the 50th time, they share their struggles, challenges and headaches this time of year. Let’s take a journey through their biggest headaches and find a “treatment” for each one.
2 Keys To Dealing With Compounded Rx
Mixing ingredients to create new medications isn’t entirely a thing of the past; these now appear in the form of compounded medications. Compounded medications are necessary for many patients, but it's also important to ensure that they’re being used for the right reasons and the right medical conditions.
Are you keeping up with mountains of data?
The average self-insured employer is dealing with 10+ benefit vendors. Competitive benefits means more data feeds and more spending to analyze.