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Solving the States’ Medicaid Crisis – Prevention, A Novel Concept Worth Exploring

For the past few years the impact of Medicaid costs on State budgets has become a central focus of Legislators and Governors. Here is some background information from the Kaiser Family Foundation Report: Hoping for Economic Recovery, Preparing for Health … Continue reading

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Selecting a Company for Your Prevention Program – Outcomes from The Prevention Plan (Column 6)

In the last post, I discussed some of the outcomes one should look for when selecting a prevention program for your employees.  Drs. Ron Loeppke, Dee Edington and Sami Beg recently published a study titled Impact of The Prevention Plan … Continue reading

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Selecting a Company for your Prevention Program – Zero Trends: Health as a Serious Economic Strategy (Column 4)

This series has been discussing what a company should look for when selecting a program to improve the health and productivity of their employees. We have explored wellness, preventive medicine, and the accreditation.  This column will briefly discuss some of … Continue reading

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Selecting a Company for Your Wellness Program – Has the Nomenclature Led us Astray? (Column 1)

Introduction Wellness has become one of the hottest health care topics for employers. Companies are looking to what appears to be a logical solution–keeping employees healthy–as a way to reduce the unsustainable cost increases related to health care benefits. So … Continue reading

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