Both solutions are designed to help employees choose the right benefits and health care delivery to lower costs for them and employers.
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The tool is designed to ensure employees receive the right care while containing costs for themselves and their employers.
Providers, namely hospitals and large regional health care systems, are increasingly being asked by payers to accept at-risk reimbursement, where payment is heavily influenced by the quality and outcome of patient care.
Mercer notes that employers were able to contain these costs without enrolling more employees into high-deductible plans.
Respondents to a survey from Mercer reported preferences for policies to mitigate costs.
The latest study from the Segal Group includes plan sponsors’ picks for the top five cost-management strategies.