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The Facts Not the Fear

Posted March 11, 2020 with 0 comments

Instead of being gripped by the fear of something we know little about and perpetuating it, we should shift the focus towards respect for ourselves and others. 

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The Connection We Make

Posted February 12, 2020 with 0 comments

Had you looked around at the audience during Craig Kramer’s or Mark Bertolini’s Annual Columbus Symposium presentations, you would’ve witnessed one of the more rarefied events in our modern society: 300 people ignored their phones for a bit and actively listened to a human being telling a story. 

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New Year. New Decade. A New Journey.

Posted January 14, 2020 with 0 comments

With the advent of the new year in this new decade, it is an exciting time for Health Action Council. Looking back on all that our consortium has accomplished — improvements in quality of care, expanding our group purchasing programs, extending our reach across all 50 states — it is a time to reflect on these and many other successes. It’s also a time to prepare for the future, to strategize how to capitalize on our success, and to focus on growth for the betterment of the entire group.

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4 Ways Employers Can Support Employee Caregivers

Posted November 18, 2019 with 0 comments

The holiday season is here and most of us are eagerly finalizing plans to spend time with our families and friends. As time with loved ones is a quintessential marker of the holidays, there are many Americans spending the entire calendar year making plans and allocating resources for family members. 

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The Story of Open Enrollment

Posted September 12, 2019 with 0 comments

We discover that employees on average spend about 18 minutes enrolling on their benefits selection and typically wait until the end of enrollment to do so. And we’re left scratching our heads, wondering what we could’ve done better.   

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Supporting Catastrophe

Posted August 14, 2019 with 0 comments

A catastrophe is any unexpected event that causes great suffering or damage. When you learn of a new illness for one of your employees, do you have the capacity to set them up with an advocate or a care navigator to help direct them to appropriate, quality care? What do we do in these situations?

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2019 Benefit Trends Report

Posted July 22, 2019 with 0 comments

"This year's data shows that benefits matter more than ever - and that strengthening people's connection to their benefits is the key to unloacking positive outcomes for both employees and employers."

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An Independence Perspective

Posted July 10, 2019 with 0 comments

We want a health system where safety is guaranteed, waste is minimized, and happiness for all of our employees is possible just as our founding fathers hoped to do for the citizens with the advent of these United States.

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The Troupes of Stilt-Walkers

Posted June 11, 2019 with 0 comments

Being a patient is one of the toughest things a person can go through and sometimes it’s a long, drawn-out process. From the moment a seemingly healthy person learns that they are no longer healthy, it almost doesn’t seem real. Not at first. And then when the reality of the situation comes crashing down, a lot is expected of patients to not only work to get themselves better but to know how to get better.

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Penalizing the Disruptive Innovator

Posted May 14, 2019 with 0 comments

Making healthcare more affordable doesn’t require a tax, it requires a focus on what’s not working and those factors that are really driving costs within the system. 

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