Support through your toughest HR challenges: A network of 285,000 HR professionals.
Shawn Premer shows how doing the right thing for employees leads to positive business results.
Is your employee handbook keeping up with the changing world of work? With SHRM's Employee Handbook Builder get peace of mind that your handbook is up-to-date.
Build competencies, establish credibility and advance your career—while earning PDCs—at SHRM Seminars in 12 cities across the U.S. this spring.
#SHRM18 will expand your perspective – on your organization, on your career, and on the way you approach HR. Join us in Chicago June 17-20, 2018
Members may download one copy of our sample forms and templates for your personal use within your organization. Please note that all such forms and policies should be reviewed by your legal counsel for compliance with applicable law, and should be modified to suit your organization’s culture, industry, and practices. Neither members nor non-members may reproduce such samples in any other way (e.g., to republish in a book or use for a commercial purpose) without SHRM’s permission. To request permission for specific items, click on the “reuse permissions” button on the page where you find the item.
Although the vast majority of U.S. employers (88 percent) still rely on traditional plan designs (co-pays and co-insurance) to manage prescription drug costs, many are ready to focus on new and novel approaches. That’s the chief takeaway found by the Midwest Business Group on Health (MBGH), a nonprofit business coalition, in its fourth annual
Employer Survey on Specialty Drug Management.
The survey, fielded from December 2014 through February 2015, found that:
*68 percent of employers are considering
using a narrow network to manage employees’ health care, while less than 10 percent currently offer one.
“These results are an encouraging sign that employers are ready to think proactively about their cost-management options,” said Cheryl Larson, MBGH vice president, in a news release. “It is also a reminder of the impacts cost-shifting can have on employees and family members, yet most employers don’t feel they have a choice.”
Stephen Miller, CEBS, is an online editor/manager for SHRM.
Follow Me on Twitter
Related SHRM Articles:
Compensation & Benefits e-Newsletter:
To subscribe to SHRM's Compensation & Benefits e-newsletter, click below.
Sign Up Now
You have successfully saved this page as a bookmark.
Please confirm that you want to proceed with deleting bookmark.
You have successfully removed bookmark.
Please log in as a SHRM member before saving bookmarks.
Please sign in as a SHRM member before saving bookmarks.
Please purchase a SHRM membership before saving bookmarks.
An error has occurred
Recommended for you
Apply by March 23
SHRM’s HR Vendor Directory contains over 3,200 companies