Employer Case Studies
Reports based on experience and outcomes of Employer Members of the CBGH. Topics include: • Incentives strategy for risk reduction and cost avoidance • Plan benefit design changes • Financial incentives to physicians • Predictive database modeling to estimate cost • Proven cost savings of Bridges to Excellence
- Focus on Population Management and Chronic Illness Cuts Impatient Days and Emergency Room Visits
A paper presented by HCI3 studies the cost and utilization performance of primary care physicians with and without a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) designation or a Bridges to Excellence(BTE) Diabetes Recognition.
- October 1, 2008
- Healthy Incentives: Building a Colorado Culture of Health 2008 (PDF)
Few conversations with U.S. corporate leaders today do not include the issue of spiraling health-care costs. Employer-sponsored health insurance premiums increased 9% in 2006, and since 2000 have risen an astounding 73%. It is no surprise to find that companies are looking for new and innovative approaches to help temper rising health-care costs while at the same time looking to increase the value of their health care. Leading Colorado employers are finding that they can incent their workforce to get and stay healthy using a variety of different methods.
With a healthier workforce, these employers are better equipped to manage the upward trend in health-care costs.Read More
- August 1, 2005
- Employers Engaged to Improve Health for Persons with Diabetes (PDF)
You run a restaurant, a city, a construction site, a bank, a university. You schedule workflow and deadlines, negotiate contracts, buy health insurance, hire and fire, and try to compete with thirdworld labor. With all the challenges employers face in a global economy, why should you worry about diabetes? What is the business case for diabetes management? The answer is simple, and goes to the bottom line of your operations.
Preventing or managing diabetes in a workforce is one of the most financially significant things an employer can do to control healthcare costs.Read More