When patients visit us and their doctor doesn’t prescribe an antibiotic, I tell them it’s likely a well thought-out decision. It might not be the one they want to hear, but we’re not doing it to push the patient’s care under the rug. We know what we’re doing.
Mark your calendars to attend Making Health Care More Affordable: The Intersection of Quality and Cost, on April 17 at Monona Terrace in Madison, WI.
The Alliance held a multi-stakeholder event to discuss the impact of obesity and how employers can support their employees in reducing the obesity epidemic in America. More than 55 people attended this event. Attendees heard speakers from a variety of different viewpoints on obesity. These viewpoints included national prevention, lifestyle, nutrition, patient, physician engagement, surgical and pharmaceutical.
It feels like we’re springing forward (please pardon the pun) at The Alliance. Whether you’re an employer, a broker or a third party administrator (TPA), here’s where you can expect us to bloom in the months ahead.
Recent headlines provide reason for hope for real progress to control costs of American health care. The big news does not focus on the political process, but on private sector innovation.
Congressional leaders are currently sending mixed signals on whether they will make another attempt to fully repeal the ACA. That gives us an opportunity to take a closer look at recent legislative proposals involving a common feature of employer sponsored health insurance coverage: the health savings account (HSA).