Looking beyond government, NBGH leads event to discuss lowering health care costs

May 2010
Employee Benefit News;May2010, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p38
The article discusses the highlights of the 2010 Business Health Agenda conference held in Washington, D.C. Human resource, benefit professionals and corporate leaders participated in the conference to examine initiatives that can help private companies reduce health care spending. National Business Group on Health President Helen Darling discussed how health care reform will increase health care costs. Safety Inc. senior vice president Ken Shachmut talked about true reform on health insurance.


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