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Do You Have a Comprehensive Obesity Benefit Design?

According to the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, and The Obesity Society, obesity management requires a "stepwise approach" (see chart above). Benefit design and coverage should align with clinical management to ensure that employees have access to the appropriate clinical services to maximize their opportunity to manage their obesity and be as healthy as possible for as long as possible. In our historical work with MBGH employers as well as our... Read More
Posted by Cristie Travis at Thursday, May 21, 2020

How will COVID-19 impact your health benefit plan costs?

As we move from crisis control to considering how we operate with coronavirus for the foreseeable future, employers are addressing the economic impact on health benefit plans. Here are some steps you can take: Understand actuarial projections   related to COVID-19 for your specific health plan . Here are some top line findings from Milliman ( click here for 2020 report  and  here for 2021 report ): If COVID-19 results in delayed care through June 2020, the net reduction... Read More
Posted by Cristie Travis at Thursday, May 21, 2020


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