Designing an employee benefits strategy can be frustrating. But understanding the health care supply chain can help business owners reduce costs while offering quality benefits to workers. Robert Gearhart Jr. of DCW Group tells you what you need to know in Employee Benefits 101.
Better Benefits, Lower Cost, Easier Execution
Employee Benefits 101 has explored a multitude of strategies I hope you have found valuable. We have examined reducing your company’s pharmacy spend, the importance of managing the health-care supply chain, eliminating waste in your benefits plan and how to avoid pitfalls when renewing your health insurance. We have exposed how employers can identify profit […]
Avoid Pitfalls When Renewing Health Insurance
Today we’re pulling back the curtain on your benefits renewal process to show you four red flags that could indicate trouble. Most employers renew their health insurance plan in the fourth quarter, but even if you don’t, the principles shared in this article still apply. The current model suggests that most of you are working […]
Eliminating Waste in Health Insurance
In the last month, the Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan health care venture selected a CEO and announced a major acquisition. Dr. Atul Gawande, an author, surgeon and lifetime public health professional will be leading the charge to reinvent health care in America. Amazon announced the acquisition of online pharmacy PillPack which caused the […]
Why Do Employers Accept ‘Tariffs’ on Health Care?
President Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum entering the United States has grabbed national attention and been met with both optimism and frustration. Many companies have hailed the move as a way to level the playing field on the cost of raw materials creating equitable competition. Others have argued that tariffs will increase the price […]