The Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) has created both opportunities and risks for employers when it comes to overseeing employee health benefits.
The bipartisan Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) Reform Act advanced out of a key congressional committee this week, paving the way for eventual floor debate of the landmark legislation.
A recent survey of more than 1,000 working women found that 40% of women age 50 to 65 years old stated that menopause symptoms interfered with their work performance or productivity on a weekly basis.
More than 2.2 million women of childbearing age live in maternity care deserts, affecting nearly 150,000 babies.
Federal action is essential to curb PBMs’ anti-competitive practices and to require accountability for the industry.
More than 34 million people, including nine million children, lack reliable access to enough food to live active, healthy lives.
The Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) of 2021 mandates employer access to new and critically important insights into the prices they’re paying for employee health care services.
With the pandemic’s grip finally easing, employers are shifting their focus toward key objectives that can support sustained improvements in health care quality and meaningful reductions in cost.
A new survey of U.S. employers underscores the widening damage done by rising health care costs. Nearly 75% of those surveyed say health care expenses are squeezing out salary and wage increases.
The PBGH Innovate Blog features articles written by PBGH and other experts about PBMs and drug-price reform, health care market consolidation and the high prices it brings, efforts to lower health care costs, expanding access to advanced primary care and more. Here, the top five blogs of 2022.