Business Group Blog

Welcome to our blog.

The Business Group Blog was created to share and discuss information about challenges and solutions to the health care benefits issues that large employers face today and tomorrow — such as controlling health care costs, reforming the health care delivery system, and engaging employees in their health and benefits — and will provide insight into national health policy issues. We hope you find this information useful and will consider subscribing to the blog and sharing any thoughts or ideas with us at blog@businessgrouphealth.org.

What Keeps Employers Awake at Night
July 19, 2016

What Keeps Employers Awake at Night

The #1 issue keeping employers up at night is engagement. Only one in four employees consider themselves engaged in their health and well-being. However, engaged employees are healthier, more productive and are better able to contain health care costs.

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Increasing Employee Assistance Program Effectiveness and Utilization:  New Approaches and Emerging Trends
July 6, 2016

Increasing Employee Assistance Program Effectiveness and Utilization: New Approaches and Emerging Trends

Despite the benefits of EAPs, low engagement rates mean employers are struggling to demonstrate how the program provides value. In response, new trends are driving changes in EAP design and delivery to better support many aspects of an employee’s life.

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