Obesity in America: How Employers Can Reduce the Epidemic

Obesity in America: How Employers Can Reduce the Epidemic

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.

Health Savings Accounts:  Part of the 2018 Congressional Health Care Reform Agenda?

Health Savings Accounts: Part of the 2018 Congressional Health Care Reform Agenda?

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).

Tax Reform and Health Care – What Employers Need to Know

Tax Reform and Health Care – What Employers Need to Know

Tax reform passed both houses of Congress in December and was signed by the President on Dec. 22, 2017. Several weeks after passage, there is some misunderstanding about what is actually in the bill, especially provisions relating to health care. Here is a review of some common misconceptions about the bill and other details affecting how health care is funded or incentivized.

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