MedCity News January 11, 2022
On a panel discussion about employer-sponsored health benefits, the CEO of Morgan Health outlined some priorities and new efforts to reign in healthcare costs for employees while also providing them convenience and choice.
Employers have tried it all to stem their ever-ballooning healthcare costs – high-deductible plans, wellness programs, centers for excellence where employees can get certain common but expensive procedures done.
And none of these strategies have worked to lower overall costs. Employers currently have to shoulder the $7,500 per employee in annual healthcare coverage costs, said Mark McClellan, founding director of the Robert J. Margolis Professor of Business, Medicine, and Policy, and founding Director of the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy, Duke University, at a panel discussion at...