The Price of Health: Navigating the ever-shifting landscape of health care is one of the trickiest parts of working in HR--and the Affordable Care Act has made that task more daunting. Our cover story wades through conflicting estimates and gives you bottom-line statistics and advice.
The Looming Rx Threat: Loosely defined as drugs that cost more than $600 per month (and typically much more), specialty drugs account for nearly a third of drug costs, and that estimate is expected to rise to half by 2018. Our article and video give highlight the problem and how to address it.
Paving the Road to Retirement: In the wake of the recession, employees made 401(k) contributions a lower priority. HR professionals can play a key role in getting employees back on track toward building their nest eggs..
Q&A: Dr. David Posen: A longtime family physician and best-selling author talks about the pervasive problem of workplace stress and how HR can help prevent it.
For more from the March issue, including advice on how to partner with your chief information officer, a primer on state anti-discrimination statutes, and HQ relocation tips, visit our March Table of Contents.
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