The prescription opioid crisis is getting worse, not better.With nearly 2 million Americans abusing prescription opioids and 44 deaths per day from opioid overdose, the issue has risen to the forefront of the country’s attention. The personal and emotional toll this takes on affected individuals and their loved ones cannot be overstated. Despite the breadth and seriousness of this crisis, America’s employers lack a true understanding of how opioid abuse impacts individuals in the workforce and their families – and what they can do about it. Download our report to: Understand the true cost of opioid abuse to your clients and their employees Discover how generational, geographical and financial factors, among others, impact the level of risk your clients’ employees face Find out what you can do to help your clients’ employees at risk of abusing prescription opioids
Benefits administration is an onerous task for businesses of any size, and the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) has added a further layer of complexity to the process, particularly for small and mid-size companies. Whereas once employers had the freedom to decide whether or not to offer health care to their team, now businesses with 50 or more workers are bound by a federal mandate to provide insurance coverage. For SMBs, the added expense of benefits plans combined with the resources needed to administer programs successfully can have a dramatic impact on the bottom line.
Healthcare costs are increasingly unsustainable for employers and employees. Could an entirely new approach—one that leverages a benefits platform to reach employees when and where they make healthcare decisions—help bend the trend?y