There is a lot of information out there about employer-sponsored health care coverage, but not all of it is true. James Gelfand, Senior Vice President, Health Policy at the ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) spoke at The Alliance’s Annual Meeting to help us sort out the facts and the myths.
The misconceptions of health care affect our everyday lives. Dr. Aaron Carroll shed some light on a few misconceptions that impact employees or employers at The Alliance Annual Meeting.
Beaver Dam Community Hospital (BDCH) became a healthy lifestyle champion for the community by becoming a leader and sponsor for the Dodge County Blue Zones project. Located in Beaver Dam, Wis., BDCH is both an employer-member of The Alliance and an in-network health care provider.
“The Centers for Disease Control said that for the first time there was a slight decrease in the average life expectancy in the United States,” said Dr. Raymond Fabius. “This is not happening in other countries.
According to Benjamin Isgur, leader of PwC’s Health Research Institute: “Growth in employer medical costs – which has been gradually declining for decades – is settling into a new normal characterized by flatter, single-digit trend.”