Care2Care International supports the Brussels Principles on the Sales of Medicines over the Internet, an initiative of the New-York based, non-profit organization, the Prescription Justice Institute.
People interested in healthcare policy or insurance may remember this title from the late Uwe Reinhardt, a Princeton professor in Economy and expert in healthcare policy: ”it’s the prices, stupid!”, in reference to Bill Clinton’s campaign slogan: “it’s the economy, stupid!”.
“Health benefits brokers are trusted advisers to employers, who sponsor health plans for about 150 million Americans. But ProPublica showed in 2019 how the insurance industry influences the consultants behind the scenes with cash and gifts — from six-figure bonuses to swanky island getaways.”
In a previous paper, we highlighted the huge discrepancies in hospital prices negotiated by health plan carriers on behalf of their plan members, and invited CFOs, CHRO and Compensation, and Benefits Managers, to check if their carrier was effective in doing so.
Health Benefits are a very popular feature of a pay package and constitute a major reason for choosing- or leaving an employer.
While many US companies are considering returning to work in an office, they are weighing on the decisions to make on Covid-19.