Trouble with Transparency in Health Pricing
By Jack Robinson
A high-profile study suggests that medical price-shopping tools don't cut health-care costs. But they still have real -- and growing -- value for companies, many experts say.
Unleashing the Power of Trust
Laurie Rowley, Guest Columnist
Research shows that people with higher levels of trust in their plan provider are more likely to demonstrate greater financial courage. So how can HR and benefit leaders make that happen?
Top Employee-Wellness Myths Destroyed
By Henry Albrecht
When done correctly, employee-wellness programs can have a huge impact on employee engagement and overall company success. Here, four of the most popular myths surrounding employee-wellness programs are debunked.
EEOC Rule Clarifies Wellness Programs
By Carol Patton
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's new rule on wellness programs imposes limitations on the type of information employers can collect from workers. Some critics, however, object to the many layers of federal regulations covering these programs.
Making Health Incentives Work
Plenty of companies these days offer their employees monetary incentives to live healthier lives. So why aren't more of us getting healthier?