August 15, 2022

Why wellness doesn’t always work

During the pandemic, as mental health outcomes have gotten steadily worse for many employees, organizations have offered a wide variety of programs and benefits in order to make workers feel better. But they haven’t always worked terribly well, according to a new study that attempted to quantify the best ways to boost wellness. The Returns On...

June 29, 2022

Is Your Health Plan Damaging Your Workers’ Financial Health & Undermining Your Wellness Efforts?

Other than wages, an employer’s largest human capital expense is typically its healthcare plan.  As the costs of healthcare continue to rise, employers consistently look to and implement a number of different plan design and cost shifting options, including High Deductible Health Plans (HDHPs).  At the same time, and in part responsive to the rising...