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.
Name Your Biggest Challenge
We’ve spoken to many benefits administrators over the years, and we hear about all the pain points, big or small, in your profession. Names have been redacted to protect your identities, but here’s what you cite as your biggest challenges.
New FDA Approved Drugs May Affect Your Rx Spend
New medications approved by the FDA can lead to financial impacts for your benefits spend. Accessing your medical and Rx claims data can help – if you know ahead of time what new drugs are hitting the market, you can work with your PBM to save costs.
How to Keep Employees at the Center of your Benefits Strategy
Fundamentally, all of your work comes down to helping the people in your organization do their best work. Because this is about the people that make your company unique, we have some suggestions for keeping employees at the center of your benefits strategy.
The Growing Power of HR Data
People are your most valuable asset, but it’s hard to measure happiness, satisfaction and culture. So instead, you measure what you can: health and wellness, engagement with benefit programs, retention, and more.
Artemis Tips: Using Cohorts to Track Members
One of the pain points we often discuss with potential customers is how hard it can be to track the success of their benefit programs. Rolling out a new program or improved messaging is easy – but how do you know if it’s working?
3 Reports You Need from Your Pharmacy Benefits Manager
Working closely with a Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) can be a great way to monitor effectiveness and decrease utilization costs without compromising quality member care. Artemis Health wants to help you better understand how these systems work and what you can do to navigate your relationship with your PBM.