TITLE

Rather than deductibles, value-based design focuses on behavior change

AUTHOR(S)
Hom, David; Judd, Greg; Nayer, Cyndy; Belknap, Ardis
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Mar2008, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports about value-based designs, which use data to invest in incentives that change behaviors to reduce financial and health risk. Benefit managers need to recognize groups who are at risk for health events, the article notes. Research from Towers Perrin shows that high performing companies tend to give employees more resources such as health care information. Strategies and tactics that benefit both the employees and companies are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
31408324

 

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