Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Cost control Cutting through the broken U.S. health care system and introducing the ability for employees to compare providers and care options, while adding transparency, is a critical step in reducing the cost overall. (Photo: Shutterstock)

There is no question health care is expensive. Employer health benefit costs have always been high, and for most employers this ever-rising cost is generally second only to salary expenses. And while it’s still unclear exactly how COVID-19 has and will affect costs, it is clear that economic shutdowns have placed a tighter focus on expenses for most employers. Now more than ever the goal of employers is to save money on health benefit costs.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO.com, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited BenefitsPRO.com content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical BenefitsPRO.com information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and BenefitsPRO.com events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com

Already have an account?



Join BenefitsPRO

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to navigate the shifting employee benefits industry. Join BenefitsPRO.com now!

  • Unlimited access to BenefitsPRO.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on BenefitsPRO.com and ALM events.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join BenefitsPRO

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.