In January, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) released findings from their annual Strategic Benefits—Health Care survey of HR professionals, which looks at the ways employers are addressing their rising healthcare benefits costs. In 2014, 79% of respondents, indicated they’re very concerned about controlling healthcare costs, and most are still in the process of determining what strategy(s) are most successful for their organization. Their benefits partners, from brokers and payroll providers to health plans and TPAs, are tailoring their various product and service solutions to support employer groups and help them make the most of their plan designs, workforce communications, and of course, each benefit dollar.
Take a look at SHRM’s survey results and explore the resources we’ve suggested for each employer activity. We hope this helps you get up to speed with marketplace trends while assessing your existing strategy—for your employees, your product line, or service offerings.
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Insights Into Employers’ Top Ways to Control Healthcare Costs | CA Benefits Broker