News for March
In our newsletter: Cheryl DeMars describes progress being made on QualityPath and private exchange research; Melissa Duffy covers health policy news; all Alliance members will transition to "standard equity" membership; and more. Read The Alliance News.
Employers: Sign up for our next event - March 26
Our next Alliance Learning Circle will focus on the Affordable Care Act. At this event you'll learn more about the impact of the latest ACA changes and how to minimize your organization's compliance risk. Read the agenda and register here.
Guest blog by Janet Bollig, Home Health United
According to Medicare, home health care is a wide range of health care services that can be given in your home for an illness or injury. It is usually just as effective as care you get in a hospital, and less expensive. Read more about home health care.
Onsite clinics become 'business strategy'
Larry Boress, president & CEO of the Midwest Business Group on Health, spoke at a recent Onsite Clinic User Group meeting for Alliance members who offer health services to employees in the workplace. Read more about this "growing movement."
Claims Staff: The Unsung Heroes of The Alliance
The claims department staff receive, enter and reprice all the health claims that travel in and out of The Alliance. Read our blog featuring the claims process.
Job Openings at The Alliance
Read about our open position: Computer Systems Specialist.
A Valentine to Customer Service
Our customer service staff receive compliments - or "valentines" - on how our members' employees and family members appreciate their friendliness and expertise. Read real customer feedback here.
High-performing wellness programs help satisfy employees
Event re-cap: Marcus Gagnon, wellness coordinator at Trek Bicycle, described the transformation of Trek's wellness program. Read about his presentation in the blog.
'Population health' is much more than the absence of disease
Alliance Learning Circle in review: Michael H. Samuelson spoke to self-funded employers about the value of seeking "population health." Read the key takeaways of Samuelson's presentation here.
Legislature Will Consider Workers' Compensation Reform
The Wisconsin Workers' Compensation Advisory Council has sent a bill to the legislature that includes a fee schedule for medical prices under workers' compensation. Alliance members are encouraged to share their comments. Read more and comment here.