News to Know – August 2015

USE OF ON-SITE HEALTH CLINICS POINTS TO REDUCED OVERALL HEALTH COSTS

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BY NICK OTTO | JULY 30, 2015
 
It's no surprise the U.S. spends some of the highest amounts of health care costs than most other industrialized nations, and employers are fronting a quarter of those costs.

Looking at ways to cure those costs SAS and Duke University recently published data from a Phase I study on the connection between on-site health care clinic usage and claims costs, with some surprising savings results for on-site clinic users.


 

MILLENNIALS EXPECTED TO CHANGE BENEFITS LANDSCAPE

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BY STEPHANIE GOLDBERG | AUGUST 3, 2015
 
Benefit offerings will continue to change as more millennials join the workforce, an expert said during the Disability Management Employer's Coalition's 2015 conference in San Francisco.

There's a shift from employer-paid to voluntary benefits, partly because younger workers want customization, Lindsey Pollak, author and millennial workplace expert at Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., said during a keynote session on Monday.


 

HERE ARE SOME OTHER GREAT ARTICLES WE’VE BEEN READING

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Benefit Reductions Not Easing Employer's Workers Comp Cost Increases
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