The retirement systems of Scandinavian economies are tops, while those of the U.S., the U.K., and France languish, according to Mercer.
It may take awhile, but the recent mergers of health insurers and pharmacy benefits managers could meaningfully mitigate the costs of care.
A third of large companies now sponsor clinics for employees, and most of them report solid ROI, study shows.
Telemedicine services can lower employers' health-care costs, but only if employees use them — and few do.
Preferred relationships often translate into plan sponsors paying more than they have to, according to one health-care consultant and broker.
The long-entrenched system of drug-manufacturer rebates has not adapted to changes in health-plan designs and labor-market trends.
The lower corporate tax rate is leading CFOs to finally address the problems of underfunding, rising costs, and mounting liabilities.
The Justice Department says the repeal of the penalty for failing to obtain health insurance makes the individual mandate unconstitutional.
Medicare's hospital insurance fund will be depleted by 2026, according to new estimates.