How to Control Your Health Plan Costs
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How to Control Your Health Plan Costs

Think the new health care reform law will cure your soaring health premiums?

Think again.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says, “This law is largely about the worthy goal of expanding access to coverage, rather than the pressing imperative of addressing explosive health care costs … Several provisions will actually increase health care costs.”

Health premiums have risen 131% in the past decade. The average family-coverage premium rose to $13,375 last year … and is forecast to run as high as $30,803 by 2019. And YOU’LL be paying the lion’s share – $22,500 per family per year on average.

That’s just not sustainable for your organization.

Learn the practical changes to your organization’s health plan that will rein in costs, improve coverage and create a healthier, happier workforce – in an important audio recording called How to Control Your Health Plan Costs.

In this audio recording, Nancy L. Newell, SPHR, a principal at Nth Degree Consulting, shares the lessons she recently taught to a packed room at the Society for Human Resource Management’s conference in Washington.

How to Control Your Health Plan Costs explains the best tools employers can use to tame the health-cost monster. You’ll learn:
  • Cost-saving strategies: Which are most popular … and do they work?
  • 75% of health costs are related to lifestyle choices. What’s the correct mix of carrots and sticks to significantly reduce those chronic costs?
  • Are you getting the most from your broker – what should you expect?
  • Plan design: A 7-step self-check to control costs
  • Should you switch from prescription drug co-pays to percentage-based co-insurance? When should you eliminate co-pays?
  • Case studies on designing an integrated wellness program
  • The secret weapon: 8 steps to teaching employees how to use their benefits (where to seek care, how to negotiate prices with doctors, etc.)
  • How to use other tools – marketing, technology, finance, leadership – to pull down health costs.

Health costs have caused serious pain to your bottom line in the past decade, as this Kaiser Family Foundation chart shows:

Warner also shares the things that employers can do RIGHT – frustrating plaintiffs’ lawyers. She’ll tell you how to apply “lawyer repellent” to every facet of your HR operations – stopping lawsuits BEFORE they start.

Your CEO is looking to you to get those costs under control. Use these proven tips, tools and shortcuts when updating your health plan to attain higher ROI on your health insurance dollars. Learn today – and start saving tomorrow.


Pat DiDomenico
Editorial Director, Business Management Daily

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Hear a Free 90-Second Clip of
How to Control Your Health Plan Costs

from Speaker Nancy L. Newell, SPHR:

About the Speaker:

Nancy L. Newell, SPHR, is the principal of Nth Degree Consulting in Albuquerque and a frequent trainer on HR and benefit issues. During her 17 years of practical experience in HR management, she has focused on strategic compensation and benefits planning, recruitment and organizational design. She is a SHRM Learning System instructor and teaches at the University of New Mexico’s Management Development Center.
Credit Hours:

This recording has been approved for 1.25 credit hours toward PHR and SPHR recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).

Who Should Listen:
  • HR professionals
  • Supervisors and managers
  • Executives
  • Business owners
  • Office managers
  • Administrative professionals
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