Employers

Price Hikes Fuel Rising Employer Health Costs

Aditi Sen shares new data from the Health Care Cost Institute on health care spending, utilization and average price trends in the employer-sponsored insurance market.

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Inside Big Health Insurers’ Side Hustle

America’s largest health insurance companies moonlight as obscure middlemen, managing billions in health care spending for many of the country’s biggest employers.

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Employers Grapple With Fear, Uncertainty and Vaccine Mandates

A preschool owner wrestles with whether to require vaccines, and a researcher shares tips on how to make a mandate work.

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Calling the Shots: Should Employers Mandate COVID Vaccines?

We dig into the research to help employers weigh the pros and cons of requiring their employees to get vaccinated.

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3 Employers, 2 Wonks and 1 Health Insurance Mess (LIVE!)

In this live episode, policy experts and employers debate the best way to improve employer-based health insurance.

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The High Price of Lowering Health Costs for 150 Million Americans

Employers clash with hospitals, insurers and even their own workers over high health care prices.

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The Perils of Self-Reported COVID Screenings

Andrew Goodman-Bacon examines research on the effectiveness of self-reported workplace COVID screenings.

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Employer Plans Shine a Light on the Full Cost of Health Care

Stacie Dusetzina digs into the 2020 KFF Employer Benefits Survey.

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The COBRA Conundrum

Millions of Americans have lost their health insurance along with their jobs. What should be done to help them stay covered during this crisis?

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Coronavirus Conversations: Pam Gueldner

As coronavirus closes down her café, a small business owner reckons with mounting financial challenges.

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