National Alliance in the News Archive 2021

2021 News

December 10, 2021 Health Insurance: Finding the Best Plan for Your Employees
Hunting Retailer
December 09, 2021 Direct Contracting With Accountable Care Organizations: The Purchaser Perspective
American Journal of Managed Care
December 06, 2021 Payers fear over-the-counter test price gouging due to Biden COVID-19 plan
Becker's Hospital Review
December 02, 2021 Health Insurers Cite Price-Gouging Fears on Biden Testing Plan
Bloomberg Law
November 28, 2021 Kimberly Westrich on Incentivizing Value-Based Care in Benefit Design and Reimbursement Strategies
American Journal of Managed Care
November 23, 2021 Daniel Wolfson Discusses Mistrust, Quality Implications in the Health Care System
American Journal of Managed Care
November 15, 2021 Challenges ahead: 3 HR leaders share insights into the next five years
Human Resource Executive
November 12, 2021 Mental Health Index Data Shines Spotlight on 3 Key Employer Challenges
HRTechSeries
November 11, 2021 A National Perspective of the Opportunities, Challenges Facing Health Care Cost and Sustainability
American Journal of Managed Care
November 10, 2021 We have a crisis’: HR’s mandate on mental health
Human Resources Executive 
November 09, 2021 Healthcare equity: Programs that can improve your benefits plan
Human Resources Executive 
November 04, 2021 Covid-19 Testing Doesn’t Come Cheap for Companies Embracing It
Bloomberg Law
November 02, 2021 Drug price reform: Time for employers to take action
BenefitsPRO
October 20, 2021

At Bigger Companies, Earn Less, Pay Less in Health Premiums
Bloomberg Law

October 18, 2021

The hidden effects of pandemic PTSD on your employees
Employee Benefit News

October 15, 2021

Employees Challenged by a Traumatized Workforce Unable to Concentrate; Experts Offer Advice
HRTechSeries

October 2, 2021

The COVID-19 Crisis Has Brought Substance Abuse to Light
HR Magazine

September 28, 2021

Employers rethinking COVID-19 strategies in light of Delta surge
BenefitsPRO

September 28, 2021

4 Employer Health Benefit Strategies That Lower Healthcare Costs
HealthPayerIntelligence

September 23, 2021

Employers increasingly support a public option for healthcare plans
Employee Benefit News

September 17, 2021

Benefits news you may have missed: Sept. 13-17
Human Resource Executive

September 15, 2021

How to navigate vaccine mandates as an employer
Employee Benefit News

September 14, 2021

Number of the day: return-to-office delays
Human Resource Executive

September 13, 2021

Survey: Employers rethinking return-to-work plans as COVID-19 surges
Fierce Healthcare

September 13, 2021

COVID-19 put mental health benefits front and center for employers
Modern Healthcare

September 10, 2021

18 Organizations Express Support for COCM Act to Bolster Innovative Model of Provision of Mental Health Care
American Psychiatric Association

August 30, 2021 HRE’s Number of the Day: rising employee anxiety
Human Resource Executive 
August 26, 2021 Companies Are Slowly Addressing Employees’ Substance Use Disorders
HR Magazine 
August 24, 2021 Older employees are struggling to maintain their mental health as COVID persists
Employee Benefit News
August 20, 2021 Opinion: Work in the office or remotely? Welcome to the new workplace divide
North Bay Business Journal
August 16, 2021 Employers key to ending pandemic: Vaccinations imperative, not a personal choice
BenefitsPRO
August 12, 2021 Employers, physicians must partner to meet nation's growing mental health needs
Modern Healthcare
August 4, 2021 Employer-provider partnerships can help us solve the nation’s behavioral health crisis
BenefitsPRO
August 3, 2021 The mental health workplace: How to help employees
Human Resource Executive 
July 31, 2021 Mental health issues among workers are spiking due to COVID-19. Here's how employers can step in
Fierce Healthcare
July 29, 2021 Shifting focus: Brokers set their sights on post-pandemic progress
BenefitsPRO
July 21, 2021 How HR leaders can stay ahead on mental health support for workers
Human Resource Executive 
July 19, 2021 Post-COVID value-based platforms are ready to scale
BenefitsPRO 
July 18, 2021 Assessing Investment in Telehealth, Value-Based Care Amid Return to In-Person Care
American Journal of Managed Care 
July 13, 2021 Covid-19 boosters for vulnerable Americans are on the way — eventually
Politico
July 7, 2021 The Importance Of Understanding And Recognizing Mental Health Issues At Work
Forbes 
June 22, 2021 More than 150 Houston hospital workers were fired or quit after refusing COVID-19 vaccine
Los Angeles Times 
June 22, 2021 Pandemic-fueled PTSD is hijacking worker focus; How can employers help?
Human Resource Executive 
June 22, 2021 Employer groups urge Congress to address drug pricing in wake of aducanumab's approval
Fierce Healthcare
June 21, 2021 Employees are struggling with pandemic PTSD
Employee Benefits News 
June 15, 2021  Resignations Follow FDA approval of Alzheimer’s Drug; University Hospitals Focuses Healthcare Consumerism
HealthcareExecIntelligence
June 14, 2021 Quality, Service and Affordability Are Key Goals of Employer/Provider Collaboration
HRTechSeries 
June 9, 2021 Employer Implications of Returning to a Stabilized Business Environment
American Journal of Managed Care 
June 8, 2021 COVID-19 has your employer clients looking for alternative health plan options
BenefitsPRO
June 7, 2021

Value-based benefit plan design can deliver better outcomes, if we can get there
BenefitsPRO

June 7, 2021

Big business wants to take on D.C.'s hospital lobby
Modern Healthcare

June 3, 2021 Redefining Value Assessment to Better Engage Employers, Optimize Health Care Decision-Making 
American Journal of Managed Care 
June 2, 2021

When Your Job Harms Your Mental Health
The New York Times

June 2, 2021

SAP tells employees to choose their post-COVID work plans
Employee Benefit News

May 27, 2021

Returning to work doesn’t have to be stressful. Here’s how employers can help
Employee Benefit News

May 26, 2021

Employees don't want more money, they want less stress
Employee Benefit News

May 25, 2021

How return-to-workplace worries are affecting employee mental health
Human Resource Executive

May 20, 2021

Employee mental health plummets with return to work plans on the horizon
Employee Benefit News

May 14, 2021

10 big lessons from HRE’s Health & Benefits Leadership Conference
Human Resource Executive

May 12, 2021

Walmart, an employer of 1.5 million in the U.S., is offering 10 counseling sessions to employees and their families
EHS Today

May 12, 2021

Why improving workplace mental health must be a strategic imperative
Human Resource Executive

May 11, 2021

Employer groups urge hospitals, ASCs to participate in Leapfrog safety surveys
Fierce Healthcare

May 6, 2021

New Jersey hospitals generally fare well in ranking of states
The Center Square

May 6, 2021

5 reasons to attend the Health & Benefits Leadership Conference
Human Resource Executive

May 4, 2021

Employers nationwide urging ASCs to complete Leapfrog survey
Becker's ASC Review

May 1, 2021

What Employers Really Want
Self-Insurer

April 25, 2021

Spotlighting Physician, Purchaser Collaboration to Improve Care Delivery and Quality
American Journal of Managed Care

April 21, 2021

Gen X workers experiencing worrisome mental health declines
Human Resource Executive

April 19, 2021

Age is a factor impacting employee mental health
Employee Benefit News

April 16, 2021

Still weighing vaccine incentives? Here’s what 12 employers have done
Human Resource Executive

April 16, 2021

The Pandemic Has Affected Your Employees' Long-Term Mental Health. Here's What You Need to Know
Inc.

April 12, 2021

Employer Strategies For Responding to the Mental Health Crisis
HealthPayerIntelligence

April 12, 2021

7 Simple Ways to Relieve Stress
Workers Compensation

April 9, 2021

7 Simple ways to relieve stress
Sedgwick

April 9, 2021

Healthcare reform sees growing support from employers
Employee Benefit News

April 8, 2021

Most employers expect return to normal by second or third quarter
BenefitsPRO

April 5, 2021

As Worksites Reopen, Offices May Operate Differently than Before the Pandemic
SHRM

April 4, 2021

Employers expect stabilized business environment starting in Q2
Healthcare Purchasing News

April 2, 2021

National Alliance Purchaser Survey Highlights Transition to Stabilized Business, Value-Based Care
American Journal of Managed Care

April 1, 2021

Employers Have Healthcare Pricing on the Brain
HealthLeaders

March 31, 2021

Large employers are eyeing on-site COVID-19 vaccines, survey shows
FierceHealthcare

March 31, 2021

One-third of small businesses say health insurance is a top concern during COVID-19: survey
Healthcare Dive

March 30, 2021

Biden confronts a Covid surge
POLITICO

March 29, 2021

The 16 most popular employee perks
Employee Benefit News

March 23, 2021

'Now is not the time' for employers to back off mental health focus
Human Resource Executive

March 18, 2021

Mental Health Concerns Improve One Year into Pandemic -- Occupational Health & Safety
Occupational Health & Safety

March 14, 2021

How Employers Can Support Their Employees
Arkansas Business

March 11, 2021

How Companies Can Support Employee Mental Health
Thrive Global

March 8, 2021

Employers pivotal to vaccine acceptance and getting back to business
BenefitsPRO

March 8, 2021

The way that companies address employee stress now is going to be key to a successful 2021
Anchorage Daily News

March 2, 2021

Top 5 components of a workplace mental health strategy
Search HR Software

February 23, 2021

How well are HR’s strategies helping mental health?
Human Resource Executive

February 22, 2021

Landmark settlement in Sutter Health antitrust case creates opportunity for billing reform
BenefitsPRO

February 21, 2021

Employee mental health is improving but benefits are still needed
Employee Benefit News

February 19, 2021

Future Of Work: How Companies Can Continue Supporting Employee Mental Health
Forbes

February 18, 2021

Time for a workforce mental health checkup
Employee Benefit News

February 17, 2021

A quarter of employees are planning to quit post-COVID
Employee Benefit News

February 16, 2021

Employers: How Comprehensive is Your Medication Therapy Management Program?
Health IT Answers

February 15, 2021

Prudential teams with NeuroFlow on mental health app
Digital Insurance

February 15, 2021

Prudential teams with NeuroFlow on mental health app
Employee Benefit News

February 15, 2021

Payer Extends COVID-19 Treatment, Telehealth Benefits Through 2021
Health Payer Intelligence

February 7, 2021

Free food and fitness are out as employers rethink their benefits
Employee Benefit Adviser

February 5, 2021 Addressing quality and cost in health care: Employers and providers team up
BenefitsPRO
February 4, 2021 Mental health of U.S. workforce declines sharply as pandemic drags on
BenefitsPRO
February 3, 2021 New Lyra Health partnership aims to expand mental health benefits
Employee Benefit News
February 1, 2021 Employee mental health is plummeting one year into the pandemic
Employee Benefit Adviser
January 28, 2021 More employers planning to encourage COVID-19 vaccines
Human Resource Executive
January 19, 2021 Mental Health In The Workplace: The High Cost Of Depression
Forbes
January 14, 2021 40% Of Workers Ready To Find New Jobs Based On How Companies Are Handling COVID-19
Black Enterprise Magazine
January 13, 2021 4 Ways To Uplift Men In Employee Mental Health Programs
Mental Health America
January 9, 2021 Health benefits brokers will have to disclose what they receive from the insurance industry
Salon
January 7, 2021 Addiction risk on the rise for female employees
Human Resource Executive
January 6, 2021 Haven closes doors three years after announcing goal of 'disrupting healthcare' - News - MM&M
Medical Marketing & Media
January 6, 2021 Lavish Bonus? Luxury Trip? Health Benefits Brokers Will Have to Disclose What They Receive From the Insurance Industry
ProPublica
January 6, 2021

The Escalating Need for Workplace Mental Health Support in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Healthstream