You often hear the terms “employee wellness” and “employee well-being” used interchangeably, but they are distinct aspects of human resource management. We’ll dive into what makes them different and how data is crucial to achieving total well-being.
Flu Shots and Remedies Employers Need for the Season
The National Institute of Health says that vaccines are the first line of defense against the flu. For most Americans, the flu shot is covered 100% by their insurance, whether it’s a government or private payer. Let's take a look at what happens if you do get the flu compared to whether you get the vaccine.
Are You Finding Thanksgiving Hazards in Your Claims Data?
Due to the large volume of home cooking that we’ll do this week, the National Fire Protection Association reports that Thanksgiving Day is the peak day in the U.S. for house fires. We wanted to find out if Thanksgiving celebrations mean more injuries and more medical claims for our customers. Let’s take a look.
What Does the New Tax Proposal Mean for Employee Benefits?
The “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” has hit debate in Congress. But what in these bills could affect tax breaks and benefits policies? Let’s take a look.
Avoidable ER—When should you go to Urgent Care?
As a benefits manager, you know that emergency room (ER) visits can and will happen, but are your members educated on the differences between ER visits and urgent care?
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.