The Cost of Doing Nothing
By Eric Raymond, CEO, Corporate Synergies
THE MOVE FROM “SICK CARE” TO TRUE “HEALTH CARE”
The bottom line: The time is now to take action Employers cannot continue to stand still and do nothing in this explosive healthcare market, where
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One of the most significant issues facing employers today is the continued escalation of health plan costs. Costs are projected to double again by 2013. Employers are demanding a long-term solution – they feel they have no more options after
more than a decade of shifting employees, changing insurance modifying plan designs.
management initiatives targeting prevention are
success in the long
employers control unnecessary costs and utilization but also protects, supports and enhances human capital and a provides a lower bottom line through integrated health risk management strategy.
The formula is simple – if employees minimize their own health risks, they directly lower
corporate health care costs and productivity and profitability.
A change in corporate culture
By engaging in this process and shifting the paradigm from the damage-control style of “sick care” methods towards true health care, employers can expect to manage claims risk and reduce the total cost of health care while the outlook of both the company and its employees’ wellness improves tremendously.
Employees and their spouses need to take a “look in the mirror” – the employee participates in voluntary health screenings which enables several
of them to recognize and act on diseases.
For more information contact Greg Sandler (Benefits Consultant) Corporate Synergies, 201-408-3717 firstname.lastname@example.org
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them, but lowers their and contributions!