Prescription Drugs

18 Prescription Drug Cost-Containment Strategies For Your Plan

18 Prescription Drug Cost-Containment Strategies For Your Plan

Justin Held, CEBS
 

Benefits practitioners have grown accustomed to headlines addressing the escalating costs of prescription drug spending. Despite concerted efforts, the cost of commonly prescribed brand-name drugs continues to grow at alarming rates. A recent study from the University of Pittsburgh stated that over […]

New Report: Impact of COVID-19 on Pensions and Benefits in Canada

New Report: Impact of COVID-19 on Pensions and Benefits in Canada

The COVID-19 pandemic has had significant implications for workplaces across the world, and employers and workers have needed to make difficult decisions regarding retirement, health and paid leave benefits. A new International Foundation report, Impact of COVID-19 on Pensions and Benefits in Canada: […]

Pandemic Response: Organizations Move to Erode Health Care Barriers

Pandemic Response: Organizations Move to Erode Health Care Barriers

Stacy Van Alstyne, CEBS
 

As the coronavirus pandemic took hold, some organizations adopted safer-at-home work environments, while others were deemed essential and saw their work shift from routine tasks to risk-taking heroics. Others were forced to furlough staff. All situations affected how participants access health care, and […]