“It is critical for employers to actively demonstrate their commitment to mental health parity. Fear and stigma can only be overcome when employees believe their workplace provides a safe environment,” says Dr. Eric Hart, chief medical officer of Healthstat.
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Health insurance, benefits and HR platforms are at the forefront of helping businesses navigate unprecedented challenges brought forth by the pandemic.
Before COVID-19 kept everyone still, these key executives made some strategic moves within the benefits space.
Employers should take these accommodations into account when helping staff set up a remote work environment.
Check out our latest roundup of industry moves.
As medication costs continue to rise, employers should implement these strategies to mitigate the financial burden of pharmaceutical prices.
CEOTake Command HealthMay 29
Chief revenue officerCatapult HealthMay 27
President of life, disability and supplemental health, specialty businessesAnthem Blue Cross Blue ShieldMay 27
Co-founder and CEOPTO ExchangeMay 22
Employees are expensing work equipment and health and hygiene supplies, leaving businesses the task of deciding whether to pick up the bill.May 26
The partnership gives employees access to preventive care, discounts on supplies, and free veterinary consultations.May 26
Machine learning will help companies hire more efficiently and safely as they begin to look toward the future post-pandemic.May 26
Demand has soared for mental health services as bank employees put in long hours, supervise kids while working at home and endure personal crises. Citi, BofA, Fifth Third and others are getting creative to help them decompress during the pandemic.May 24
If Democrats win in November, single-payer healthcare could still be on the agenda. Its adoption would shake up the benefits industry.May 22
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