“There is strength in numbers – in policy making as well as purchasing health care,” said Karen Timberlake, principal at the Wisconsin offices of Michael Best Strategies. Several staff members of Michael Best Strategies spoke about the past year in health policy and what lies ahead in 2018 at The Alliance’s Health Policy event.
How has federal health policy changed over the past year? Which changes impact employers with self-funded employee health benefit plans? And what are the ‘hot button’ legislation items currently being discussed in U.S. government? John Barlament, partner at Quarles and Brady informed attendees of the need-to-know issues that could impact their benefit offerings at the health policy focused event last month.
The Alliance recently created a short video to answer common questions about medical stop-loss captives. Spending two minutes and 18 seconds to view it will help you understand complex concepts for captive funding.
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.
How do you put employees first in your health benefit strategy – and use benefits to recruit coveted workers in a highly competitive environment – without breaking the budget? For Promega, the answer is based in self-funded health benefits backed by the strengths of The Alliance network.
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.