National Alliance in the News

2020 News

August 23, 2020

Upsurge In Depression And Suicide Among American Workers During The Pandemic And What Needs To Be Done
Forbes

August 21, 2020

Total Brain: 102% Upsurge in Risk for Depression Among U.S. Workers
Tech HR Series

August 21, 2020

Employers Project Health Plan Costs Will Rise 5.3% for 2021
SHRM

August 21, 2020

Depression risk is soaring for workers; How can HR help?
Human Resource Executive

August 13, 2020

Behavioral health patients spur 57% of commercial healthcare spending
Modern Healthcare

August 11, 2020

Is a Mental Health Crisis Emerging in the US Workforce?
American Journal of Managed Care

August 7, 2020

Physician Trade Groups Developing National Primary Care Model With Prospective Payment System
Open Minds

August 7, 2020

Who Should Pay for Covid-19 Testing in the Workplace?
The Wall Street Journal

August 3, 2020

Consumers want more transparency, trust with health care providers
BenefitsPro

August 1, 2020

How Can Health Care Purchasers, Providers Better Coordinate to Improve Value-Based Care Delivery?
American Journal of Managed Care

July 31, 2020

Mental health issues among workers are spiking due to COVID-19. Here's how employers can step in
Fierce Healthcare

July 29, 2020 The American Worker in Crisis: Study Finds 83% of U.S. Employees Are Experiencing Mental Health Issues
Tech HR Series
July 29, 2020 Number of the day: ‘alarmingly elevated’ mental health risks
Human Resource Executive
July 29, 2020 How Your Company Can Save Money, Boost Performance, And Improve Healthcare For Vulnerable Employees During Covid-19 And Beyond
Forbes
July 29, 2020 The Importance of Workplace Mental Health Metrics—Now and Post-Pandemic
Occupational Health & Safety
July 24, 2020 Risk of employee mental health conditions remains 'alarmingly elevated'
BenefitsPro
July 23, 2020 Companies are grappling with how to support tired, anxious workers.
Business Insider
July 23, 2020 What Do Employers and Other Health Care Purchasers Really Want?
Global Banking & Finance Review
July 20, 2020 Employers, physicians and insurers all moving away from fee-for-service model
BenefitsPro
July 20, 2020 Mental health risks among employed Americans remain high
FOX Business
July 15, 2020

Family doctor, employer groups join forces to replace fee-for-service
Modern Healthcare

July 10, 2020 Coronavirus may be creating better bosses, who talk less and listen more
Los Angeles Times
July 9, 2020 Covid-19’s Impact On Women’s Mental Health
Forbes
July 8, 2020 The cost of disruption
BenefitsPro
July 7, 2020 HRE’s number of the day: depression among working women
Human Resource Executive
July 3, 2020 National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions Elects New Board Officers
BenefitsLink Welfare Plans Newsletter
June 26, 2020 COVID-19 strategy 101: How to improve mental health
Human Resource Executive
June 24, 2020 How companies can support female employees as they return to work
Employee Benefit News
June 22, 2020

Employers scrutinize their diversity efforts as national protesters demand change over racial equality
Employee Benefit Adviser

June 1, 2020 Congress Said COVID-19 Tests Should Be Free - But Who's Paying?
Health IT Answers
June 1, 2020 As A Crises Loom, More Restaurant Chains Add Mental Health Benefits
Forbes
May 28, 2020 What Strategies, Factors Are Employers Considering to Safely Return to the Workplace Amid COVID-19?
American Journal of Managed Care
May 25, 2020

Social distancing, PPE and cleaning on tap as employers prepare to return to work
BenefitsPro

May 22, 2020 Why employees shouldn’t expect ‘normal’ for a while
Human Resource Executive
May 21, 2020 Sharecare and National Alliance Partner to Connect Employers and Communities to Improve Health and Well-Being Across U.S.
Tech HR Series
May 20, 2020 As States Eye Medicaid Cuts Amid Financial Woes, Provider Payments The Likely Target
Kaiser Health News
May 20, 2020 Will COVID put primary care clinics out of business?
BenefitsPro
May 19, 2020 Employer groups ask Congress to provide COBRA subsidies, bolster primary care
Modern Healthcare
May 19, 2020 Large Employer Groups Send Congress Healthcare Recommendations for Pandemic Response
HealthLeaders
May 19, 2020 America is Looking to Safely Get Back to Work
Tech HR Series
May 19, 2020 10 companies boosting benefits so employees don't feel isolated or lonely in the middle of the coronavirus crisis
MSN Money
May 18, 2020 Most U.S. companies planning 'new normal' for post-COVID-19 business
United Press International
May 18, 2020 U.S. Employers More Concerned With Clean Work Spaces Than Coronavirus Antibody Tests
Forbes
May 15, 2020 The Social Determinants of a Health Crisis 
American Journal of Managed Care
May 15, 2020 New resources to help employers amp up their mental health strategies 
BenefitsPro
May 15, 2020 10 companies boosting benefits o employees don't feel isolated or lonely in the middle of the coronavirus crisis 
Business Insider
May 12, 2020 Swedish Wellbeing Startup Remente Gets Involved With Volvo's 43,000 Workers 
Forbes 
May 11, 2020 Will COVID finally make employers fix their mental health problem? 
Human Resource Executive
May 8, 2020 Looking For A Path To Reopen, Employers Weigh COVID Testing Of Workers 
Kaiser Health News
May 7, 2020 Some Employers May Require Employees Get Tested for COVID-19 Before Coming Back to Work 
TIME
May 6, 2020 One Nashville Hospital Braces For a Backlash As It Starts Billing For Coronavirus Testing
Nashville Public Radio 
May 5, 2020 National Alliance Report Details Factors That Drive Advanced Primary Care
American Journal of Manged Care
April 29, 2020 Platform offers coping strategies, stress-reduction techniques to struggling frontline nurses 
HR Dive
April 27, 2020 Northeast Business Group on Health Receives $150K Behavioral Health Grant from New York Community Trust 
Global Banking & Finance Review
April 17, 2020 Employers need to address how inequality affects health
Employee Benefit Adviser
April 15, 2020 How Can Employers Address Social Determinants of Health Exacerbated by COVID-19? 
American Journal of Managed Care
April 10, 2020 Crisis shines light on caregiving benefits 
Human Resource Executive 
April 10, 2020 7 companies increasing mental health services for employees in response to the coronavirus pandemic 
Business Insider
April 9, 2020 5 things employers need to know about the CARES Act 
Employee Benefit Adviser
April 8, 2020 Town Hall Webinar Series Shows how Employers Are Addressing Mental Health and Well-Being During COVID-19 
American Journal of Managed Care
April 4, 2020 Employer group purchasing of healthcare attracting interest of more hospitals 
Modern Healthcare
March 30, 2020 Majority of Employers Offering Special Programs for Workers 
HealthLeaders
March 18, 2020 How Integrating Patient-Centered Care Can Promote Greater Value 
American Journal of Managed Care
March 10, 2020 Disproportionate Effects of Co-pay Accumulator Programs Across Populations
American Journal of Managed Care
March 4, 2020 Dr Bruce Sherman Looks Forward to Ongoing research on the Impacts of Co-pay Accumulator Adjustment Programs 
American Journal of Managed Care
March 3, 2020 With Employers, Experts to Shape MH/SUD Care 
Psychiatric Services
Feb, 29, 2020 Mental health in low-wage workers 
Workforce
Feb. 24, 2020 Employers Open To Public Option, Rate-Setting As Prices Increase 
Inside Drug Pricing
Feb. 21, 2020 Self-Insured Employers Growing Ever-More Frustrated With High Costs Increasingly Interested In Rate Regulation
Kaiser Health News
Feb. 21, 2020 Employers Increasingly Open to Provider Rate Regulation
Community Oncology Alliance
Feb. 20, 2020 What health care reforms would purchaser coalitions like to see? 
BenefitsPRO
Feb. 20, 2020 Employers increasingly open to provider rate regulation 
Modern Healthcare
Feb. 17, 2020 Hospital Rounds
MD News
Feb. 13, 2020 'Agenda for Change' Conference Brings Big-Picture Issues Back Into Focus
Behavioral Healthcare
Feb. 6, 2020 Dr. Bruce Sherman Discusses Unintended Consequences of Co-pay Accumulator Programs
American Journal of Managed Care
Feb. 5, 2020 New Study Shows Medicare Could Save Billions If It Was Allowed to Negotiate Insulin Drug
Kaiser Health News
Feb. 3, 2020 What 37M people's claims data reveals about mental health access 
The Advisory Board
Feb. 3, 2020 No more 'sucker at the table': New lobby to represent Fortune 500 firms paying prescription drug bills
Becker's Hospital Review
Jan. 31, 2020 Reducing the stigma of mental illness with digital treatment options 
Employee Benefit News
Jan. 30, 2020 BCBS NC, Quartet Partner to Implement Value-Based Payment Model 
Health Payer Intelligence 
Jan. 29, 2020 Dr. Bruce Sherman Describes the Purpose and Mechanisms of Co-pay Accumulator Adjustment Programs
American Journal of Managed Care
Jan. 22, 2020 Dr. Bruce Sherman Explains Why Employers Should Consider Population Health in Benefit Design
American Journal of Managed Care
Jan. 22, 2020 Getting mental health care can be hard enough. Then comes paying for it. 
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Jan. 18, 2020 Opinion | America can't afford billions in surprise medical bills 
The Washington Post
Jan. 17, 2020 Coalition Advocates for Biosimilar Uptake to Help Lower Employers' Drug Cost Burden
American Journal of Managed Care 
Jan. 16, 2020 How Payers Can Help Reform Behavioral, Mental Health Parity
Health Payer Intelligence
Jan. 14, 2020  How employers can reduce prescription drug spending
Employee Benefit Adviser
Jan. 14, 2020 Will more employers get off the healthcare bench in 2020? 
Healthcare Dive
Jan. 13, 2020 Adding Nuance Can Make Value-Based Insurance Design More Impactful for Employers
American Journal of Managed Care
Jan. 10, 2020 Mental Health: How we've improved and where we need to do better in 2020
NBC News