Last month, The Advisory Board posted the article, The states with the most opioid painkiller users, as part of their Daily Briefing series. While not typically an article I might explore further, Indiana caught my eye as a part of a “painkiller belt.”
August 28, 2014
Last week, some of my wellness colleagues and I had the opportunity to attend the Healthiest Employers Breakfast, an annual event that recognizes Indiana companies with great wellness programs.
August 27, 2014
In the ever popular Christmas movie Home Alone, eight-year-old Kevin McCallister gets in a scuffle with his family and makes a wish that they would disappear. To his delight, his wish comes true and he wakes up the next morning home alone. After all, Kevin believes that it is his family that is causing the problem, not him. He even goes so far as to say that when he is older, he is going to make sure he lives a life by himself.
August 20, 2014
August 19, 2014
“Now that the Affordable Care Act's Individual Mandate to buy health insurance is on, will that mean more employees sign up for our benefit plans to meet their obligation?” I am often asked this question by employers. According to a recent Employee Benefit Advisor (EBA) article, Preparing Employers for 2015 Health Plan Enrollment Growth, a surge in employer-sponsored health plan enrollment for 2015 is expected, opening the floodgates.