Finance News & Insights

What CFOs can do to control the 10 most costly conditions for health plans

CFOs know well that a small number of health conditions – such as diabetes and heart disease – make up the lion’s share of most their insurance claims costs. [Read more…]

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Want to do away with your costly traditional health plan? HSAs are the key

Many finance chiefs are hoping to fully replace their traditional health plans with a high-deductible option in the near future — and the sooner the better. And when employers get workers to take full advantage of an HSA option, this transition becomes much, much easier. [Read more…]

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Feds’ new ACA guidance covers cost-sharing: What Finance needs to know

Finance chiefs should huddle with HR and Benefits pros as well as their benefits brokers to make sure everyone’s up to speed on the latest Obamacare guidance, because it includes a lot of important info on health plans and cost-sharing. [Read more…]

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How Obamacare can help cut unnecessary ER trips

It doesn’t matter how often you remind staff to avoid the ER unless it’s a true emergency, there always seems to be a handful of staffers who still use it for routine care. [Read more…]

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The untreated health condition that eats away your bottom-line

Increasingly, employers have taken a proactive approach to preventing the kinds of chronic health conditions that can cost them a fortune in healthcare spending. [Read more…]

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Cut health costs: 4 ways to mix penalties and rewards

An increasing number of employers have been relying on penalties to help control rising health costs — and soon they’ll be able to take this tactic up a notch. [Read more…]

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Retired workers will need at least $240K for health costs

Here are some alarming numbers that should help put saving for retirement at the forefront of your employees’ minds. [Read more…]

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Bumping up health costs? Watch out for these effects

Almost all businesses plan to shift more of their health costs to employees in the near future. But there are certain things employers need to consider before they spring a price hike on its workforce. [Read more…]

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More than meets the eye: One surprising benefit of vision care

Many firms believe cutting vision care out of their health plan is a practical way to deal with skyrocketing health costs. Here’s one reason why this probably isn’t the best move. [Read more…]

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Study: CFOs think the job's becoming more difficult

Thanks to skyrocketing health costs, tighter financial regs and unstable economic conditions, finance chiefs are facing an unprecedented set of demands today. [Read more…]

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