Reducing unnecessary C-sections: Good for moms and the bottom line

Sep 13, 2018|

David Lansky, President of the Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH), recently spoke with National Public Radio about employers’ efforts to reduce the high costs of maternity care paid for through their employee health plans. Lansky points out that much of the costs of maternity care are driven by cesarean births, which average $10,000 more [...]

Cancer Screenings Fall Short of Targets

Jul 30, 2018|

Findings pose a challenge to reducing costly disability leaves for cancer In 2016, cancers accounted for about 6% of all new short-term disability (STD) claims, and were among the costliest to employers in terms of wage replacements for employees on disability leave. For cancers with proven methods of prevention and detection, and for which effective [...]