health care costs
5 Health Care Trends for CFOs to Watch in 2019
With companies still pressured by rising health benefits costs, they must actively engage in taking advantage of systemic changes in the health care market.
6 Diet-based Ways to Pare Health Costs
With poor eating habits a leading cause of illness and death, employers can't afford not to help employees improve their nutrition.
Health-Care Cost Growth Increased in 2018
An average 3.6% rise in employers' health-benefits costs was up a point from last year and once again exceeded the general inflation rate.
How Will Insurer-PBM Deals Affect Health Costs?
It may take awhile, but the recent mergers of health insurers and pharmacy benefits managers could meaningfully mitigate the costs of care.
No Mystery How to Restrain Health Costs
Companies that perform the best in managing health-care costs employ every effective strategy more often than do companies that bear high costs.
Tax Cuts Trigger CFO Optimism
U.S. finance chiefs see earnings growth in 2018, but they also expect higher wage and benefits costs.
Plan-Design Changes Have Less Impact on Health Costs
Employers expect to cut way back next year on shifting health costs to their workers.
Special Report: New Hope for Health-Care Costs
While the medical inflation rate is still twice that of general inflation, an evolution in pricing and delivery models could ultimately change the picture.
As core strategies for containing employee health-care costs diminish in effectiveness, companies need fresher approaches.
Special Report: Managing Health Care Costs
Companies race against the clock and employ new strategies in their bid to avoid an onerous excise tax that takes effect in four years.
Hike in Health-Care Costs Sinks to 20-Year Low
Costs for large companies rose just 3.2% this year, according to Aon Hewitt.