Modifying the definition of employer for these plans will help employers reduce health benefit administrative costs through economies of scale, the Department of Labor says.
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The National Business Group on Health sees more traction in value purchasing, increasing employee consumerism and increasing employee engagement in resources offered to them.
Among large employers, those Gallagher identifies as best-in-class use proactive planning to spend less, while best-in-class mid-size employers rein in costs without shifting the burden to employees.
During open enrollment and beyond, employers’ and their advisers’ conversations about engagement in consumer-driven health care needs to change significantly.
Cost-shifting to employees is less utilized.