Each new year brings with it both predicted, and unpredictable, changes and transformations. The health care and benefits industries are no different, especially with technology advancing at such a rapid place.
As the younger generations are exploring adulthood and developing opinions, the world is changing with them. One of the most discussed "adult" topics right now is health care, and both Millennials and Gen Z have a very clear point of view.
The highest percentage of Americans since Gallup started asking the question are letting real medical conditions go without care, because they can't afford it.
For a doctor, traditional healthcare usually comes along with tight schedules, short appointments, and piles of insurance paperwork.
By the end of 2020, a group of 5th Circuit Court judges is expected to make a decision to either invalidate the Affordable Care Act as unconstitutional or uphold it. Given the severity of this decision, the ruling could face legal challenges and end up in the Supreme Court.
The average cost of health benefits rose 3 percent per employee this year, bringing it to a total of $13,036 a year.
Employee financial wellness is becoming a huge topic of discussion amongst employers and benefits decision makers.
Employee wellness is receiving a lot of attention these days, and for a good reason.
According to a new study by the Natural Resources Defense Council and the University of California, San Francisco, published in the journal GeoHealth, the cost of climate change can be measured in health issues—and in billions of dollars.
The clinic, Amazon Care, was created for employees and their families living in Seattle.
Employers - it may be time to spruce up your wellness offerings
Dr. Hasan Shanawani, a high-ranking physician at the Department of Veterans Affairs, faced a frustrating, confusing, situation when his father was admitted to hospital for a spinal fracture.
Modern day employers understand that having a healthier workforce benefits them in the long run. An employee that has access to regular check-ups, the proper prescriptions, exercise equipment and mental health professionals, is going to be a better, more reliable employee. Individuals who have the means to care for themselves will ideally be happier, have more energy, be more productive, and require less sick leave.