Insurance Program Managers Group

Nurse Case Management: Critical for Reducing Claim Costs


Tags: Workplace Wellbeing, risk management, nurse case management, IPMG News, case management, wellness, risk, third-party administrator, self-funded insurance

Posted by The IPMG Team on Jul 18, 2023 9:05:31 AM
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Can a wellness program work?

How many employees take advantage of their wellness plans? 

Does your workplace offer a wellness program? The likelihood is close to flipping a coin - about half of U.S. employers offer them. Out of these, 80% of employer wellness programs screen their employees for health risk. Most plans also offer:

Tags: employee benefits, IPMG News, wellness, health insurance

Posted by Guy Clifton, Founder of ACTIN Care Groups on Apr 4, 2023 3:57:42 PM
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ACTIN Beats Private Insurance Price Inflation

What can we see when we compare price increases for employer-sponsored health care versus Medicare? And how does ACTIN Care stack up?

Employer-sponsored health care 

For the 5-year period from 2014 to 2018, employer-sponsored health care spending increased 18%. During this same period, inflation increased at 7% (Healthcare Cost Institute, 2018 Healthcare Cost and Utilization Report). After adjusting for inflation, prices accounted for three-quarters of the overall cost growth. The prices that employer-sponsored plans paid for healthcare services, when looking at cost (the product of the price paid per unit of service and the number of units of the service), grew at twice the rate of inflation

Tags: employee benefits, IPMG News, wellness, health insurance

Posted by Guy Clifton, Founder of ACTIN Care Groups on Mar 8, 2023 9:33:59 AM
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The Link Between Employee Wellbeing and Injury Recovery

Risk and Insurance Magazine recently published an article, ahead of their Virtual National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference, highlighting one of the conference's important topics: exploring the link between behavioral health, physical health and workers' compensation.

Tags: Workplace Wellbeing, In-Sight 360, wellness

Posted by Gregg Peterson, President/CEO on Oct 21, 2020 5:24:12 PM
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How Employers Can Fight Workplace Fatigue

Have you noticed your employees coming in late, coming in sick frequently or mentioning they’re not getting enough rest? Have you also noticed the same employees experiencing low productivity or job burnout? It’s possible these employees are suffering from workplace fatigue.

Tags: wellness

Posted by The IPMG Team on Apr 6, 2020 8:00:00 AM
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A New Definition of Wellness: What Employers Need to Know

The definition of what it means to be healthy and well means more than just lacing up your sneakers and grabbing an apple a day. It involves balancing other facets of your life to create a well-rounded sense of health.

Tags: In-Sight 360, employee benefits, HR trends, wellness

Posted by Gregg Peterson, President/CEO on Feb 28, 2020 9:04:18 AM
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Technology to Supplement Employee Wellness Programs

As corporate wellness programs become increasingly expected in the business world, employers have learned to leverage technology to fit their workforces’ needs and control costs.

Tags: Workplace Wellbeing, wellness

Posted by The IPMG Team on Feb 14, 2020 11:13:32 AM
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