Some Employers Plan On Dropping Health Benefits To Deal With Rising Medical Costs

Some Employers Plan On Dropping Health Benefits To Deal With Rising Medical Costs

In somewhat troubling news for the more than 160 million Americans who get their healthcare through employer-sponsored programs, almost 10% of those employers say they’ll likely drop health coverage for their workers in the next three years, blaming rising medical costs. [More]

Businesses Try To Cut Insurance Costs By Coaxing Workers To Get Healthy

Businesses Try To Cut Insurance Costs By Coaxing Workers To Get Healthy

With health insurance premiums rising fast, businesses are looking to keep expenses down by encouraging employees to improve their health, thus cutting down on the cost of care they’ll use. More companies are offering on-site gym access and check-ups, discounts on healthy cafeteria food and incentives to get workers to quit smoking. [More]