Archive for September 2016

How to Finally Say “NO” to Group Benefits Cost Shifting

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During a time of political polarization, it’s hard to say anything that’ll garner instant agreement from everyone. That healthcare is expensive, though? That’s a no brainer. According to Investopedia contributor Lisa Epstein, the cost of healthcare in the US is twice that of any other developed country. If it were a nation, this sector would…

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Group Health Benefits: Why Employers Are Engaged in a New War on Drugs

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Talk to any employer about their healthcare and workers’ comp expenditures, and it probably won’t be long before the conversation turns to prescription drugs. It’s an industry worth over $350 billion in annual sales here in the U.S., and according to the 2016 CMR Pharmaceutical R&D Factbook, global sales surpassed $1 trillion in 2015. Another…

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