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Isn’t it Time You Knew… That Your Health Plan Design Impacts Employee Work Performance?

Introduction Health plan design not only impacts employee engagement and lost time, but also how well year-end productivity goals are met (or not met). When it comes to the three health plan types featured below, high-deductible health plans produces the most engaged and highest-performing employees. Most Likely to Exceed Year-End Goals Employees that choose a high-deductible… Continue Reading

Health Plan Type Affects Worker Lost Time: HCMS Connects the Dots with “New Thinking” Research Discoveries

As part of HCMS Group Healthcare Reform research, HCMS has explored the relationship between health plan type and worker lost time from disability and workers’ compensation benefits. Key Finding Employees enrolled in a PPO (Preferred Provider Organization) health plan had 41% more lost time when compared to employees enrolled in an HDHP (high-deductible health plan).… Continue Reading