Learn about new trends, developments, and other topics of interest in the employee benefits world. During our monthly podcasts we'll answer your most frequently asked human resources and benefits questions.
The Client Solutions Difference
Hear from Senior Vice President of Client Solutions, Zach Hostetler as he shares how the Employers Health client solutions team has grown, what that growth means for clients and what the team is doing to help employers tackle rising health care and pharmacy benefit costs.
Ask Mike Anything - Your PBM questions answered
In this new feature, we ask our host and Chief Strategy Officer, Mike Stull, some of the pharmacy and other benefits-related questions we hear frequently from our listeners. Listen in for his insights on rebate chasing, the middle man's impact on PBM, copay accumulator programs, what ongoing market consolidation means for employers and much more!
A Look at Biosimilars and the Employee Benefits Plan
Our host, Mike Stull, recently sat down with Michelle Wang, senior pharmacy management consultant at Milliman, one of the world's largest independent actuarial and consulting firms. Listen as she explains the importance of biosimilars for plan sponsors, the potential savings opportunities for plan sponsors and their participants and what employers/plan sponsors can do to take advantage of these opportunities.
Employer Health and Productivity with Kelly McDevitt
We recently sat down with Kelly McDevitt, president of the Integrated Benefits Institute, a health and productivity research non-profit. She shares details and findings on IBI's latest employer research studies covering employee mental health, virtual care and workplace program measurement.
Listen to hear how employers are addressing the quality of virtual care, COVID's impact on preventative care, long-term effects of working from home, return to work programs and more. .
A Conversation with Nanette Oddo of Truveris
In this episode, Employers Health's Chief Strategy Officer, Mike Stull, is joined by Nanette Oddo, chief strategy officer at Truveris. A well-known player in the employee and pharmacy benefits industry, Truveris is an advocate for employers, providing a single source of objective truth for pharmacy benefits.
Listen in as these leaders in the pharmacy benefit management industry discuss what differentiates the various PBMs and how employers and their plan participants may benefit from recent PBM/health plan mergers.
Cannabis in the Workplace
On this episode of HR Benecast we are joined by Mark Bolton, senior director of public policy and senior legal counsel at Greenwich Biosciences and Employers Health's Vice President of Clinical Solutions, Matt Harman.
Together, they share the findings of a recent employer roundtable on cannabis in the workplace. They'll cover employers' top concerns regarding coverage of cannabis under the employee benefit plan, the process of taking a cannabis drug through the FDA approval process, what employers should be thinking about when it comes to cannabis and medical marijuana policies, the future of the drug and employee benefits policies and more.