Thanks to the booming popularity of urgent care, retail health clinics, and telemedicine offerings, there are many options to choose from when it comes to deciding where to get care. Add in your primary care provider and the emergency room and the choices—and differences between them—can become even more confusing.
With today’s low unemployment rate and the resulting competition for talent, many employers are looking to their health benefits to retain employees and grow their teams. While 20% of employers increased their health care benefits from 2018 to 2019, there's a less costly way to maximize this benefit: by taking full advantage of the resources your health plan already offers. Here are 5 tips to help employers and their employees make full use of their current health plan.
Regular access to care is important for good health. However, a new report from AllWays Health Partners highlights that Americans across all generations aren’t getting the care they need on a regular basis.
Topics: Access to care
Because many of the dollar amounts reported on cost increases are so staggering, health plans and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) are working together to address increasing drug costs. Here are four measures aimed to control premium and out-of-pocket insurance costs and help manage prescription drug costs.
Employers of all sizes often face increases in health care costs during their annual renewal process. While there are many reasons why, prescription drug costs remain a consistent – and growing - part of the story. Let’s look at three trends that are contributing to increased pharmacy costs and overall health care expenses.