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Strategies for Communicating About COVID-19 Vaccinations

Strategies for Communicating About COVID-19 Vaccinations

Consumers already have many questions regarding COVID-19 vaccinations and the list will only continue to grow with the phased rollout of vaccines. Though there is not a set timeframe for when the vaccine will be available to everyone, hospitals and health systems...

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ERISA 101

ERISA 101

The Employee Retirement and Income Security Act, commonly referred to as ERISA, is a federal law enacted in 1974 to protect individuals participating in employer-sponsored retirement plans and health insurance plans. The law also protects an employee’s beneficiaries...

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COVID Meets Flu Season: Keeping the Commercial Market Healthy

COVID Meets Flu Season: Keeping the Commercial Market Healthy

We are entering flu season at an especially precarious time. Not only are we amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we are also expected to see a surge in cases this fall and winter. Add flu season to the COVID surge and we are headed towards a healthcare plight, especially when...

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How Modifiable Risk Factors Affect an Employer’s Bottom Line

How Modifiable Risk Factors Affect an Employer’s Bottom Line

A study recently published in The Lancet looks at the amount of healthcare spending that is attributable to modifiable risk factors in the U.S. The study showed that an estimated $730 billion, or 27% of healthcare spending, could be attributed to modifiable behaviors....

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How COVID-19 Is Opening the Door to Direct Contracting

How COVID-19 Is Opening the Door to Direct Contracting

As employers look to bring employees back to work and customers through the doors, the looming issue is how to do so safely. Many employers have sought the council and partnership of local hospitals and health systems to help them navigate this uncharted territory....

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Building a Strategy From the Demand Side

Building a Strategy From the Demand Side

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation Survey of Employer Sponsored Health Benefit Plans, employers are the principle source of health insurance in the United States, providing benefits to over 153 million non-elderly people in America. Sixty-one percent of covered...

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Engaging Remote Workers in Health Initiatives

Engaging Remote Workers in Health Initiatives

The pandemic has significantly changed the way many companies conduct business. From requiring face masks to implementing new cleaning protocols, most businesses are seeing permanent changes to their day-to-day operations. One of the most widespread changes has been...

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How To Bring Patients Back

How To Bring Patients Back

According to a recent survey conducted by Public Opinion Strategies and Jarrard Inc., more than 55% of individuals in the U.S. have delayed medical care or have a person in their household who has. The primary reason given for delaying medical care is a concern for...

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