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June 2022

  • An overview of the value and cost of cell and gene therapy
  • Share-it downloads for promoting summer safety among employees, including telehealth while on vacation
  • An edHEALTH annual meeting recap plus timely member-owner information
  • Fifth annual Walking Challenge update

May 2022

  • Why workplaces should support employees with mental health awareness year-round
  • How telehealth continues to be an important resource when it comes to behavioral health services
  • Tips and resources to help reduce stress in the workplace
  • Downloadable resources to inform employees about behavioral health access

April 2022

  • The emergence of biosimilars for curbing specialty costs
  • Gearing up for edHEALTH's 5th annual Walking Challenge
  • News and tips for spring health and wellbeing
  • Survey results from last month

March 2022 

  • The big picture when it comes to medication breakthroughs, their costs, and how we all play a role in trying to control costs
  • edHEALTH's 3 new board members
  • When edHEALTH's 2022 Walking Challenge takes place
  • The newest team member at edHEALTH
  • How readers can help us improve by sharing their honest input with us

December 2021 edHEALTH Newsletter.pdf

  • How two edHEALTH committees gain trend perspectives and develop strategies to drive down
  • Why healthcare costs are rising and discover 3 risk management levers that unlock savings
  • Which role Tracy Hassett has assumed on the VCIA board
  • Which employee engagement communications are available to help faculty and staff understand and navigate their healthcare benefits

November 2021 edHEALTH newsletter.pdf

  • Why Saint Joseph’s College is a good fit for the captive solution
  • What is Advanced Primary Care and why is it an important healthcare policy
  • Which carrier Point32Health selected as its national network provider
  • How edHEALTH helped higher ed HR leaders during the pandemic
  • Which forums you won’t want to miss

October 2021 edHEALTH newsletter.pdf

  • How moving to self-insurance and edHEALTH will benefit the College of Holy Cross
  • Why employers must focus on employee mental health
  • What’s next for the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Tufts Health Plan merger
  • How edHEALTH is involved in the search for a new president of the Vermont Captive Insurance Association
  • Which forums you won’t want to miss

September 2021 newsletter.pdf

  • How a mobile ambulance service provided terrific care at low costs to one of our member school employees
  • Who is speaking at this year’s annual member-owner meeting
  • Why the clinical intervention program is effective
  • Which conferences edHEALTH is speaking at
  • How edHEALTH’s website has been enhanced

August 2021 edHEALTH newsletter.pdf

  • How the First Annual Strategic Reviews Will Inform Future Initiatives
  • Why it Takes a Systemic Approach to Ensure Healthcare Equity in Keeping with Diversity and Inclusion Goals
  • Results from the 2021 edHEALTH Walking Challenge
  • Where to Access Claims and Financial Reports

May 2021 edHEALTH newsletter.pdf

  • How advisors collaborate with the edHEALTH team to identify solutions for their clients
  • Why the May 26 Thought Leadership Seminar is a not-to-be-missed event
  • The 3 Steps to Find Out How Much Your School Will Save on Employee Health Benefits
  • Why COVID-19 mandatory vaccines at colleges and universities are controversial and how our member schools are proceeding

April 2021 edHEALTH Newsletter.pdf

  • How to Unlock Additional Savings if You’re a Go-it-Alone Self-Insured Healthcare Purchaser
  • Information on edHEALTH’s May 26 Thought Leadership Seminar
  • Details on edHEALTH’s 4th Annual Walking Challenge
  • How member school employees can access participating providers nationwide

March 2021 newsletter.pdf

  • How HR's Role Become More Interesting and Rewarding After Joining edHEALTH
  • Why it’s a Challenge to Control Rising Healthcare Costs
  • Details on New Complimentary Lunch and Learn Series for Faculty and Staff
  • How Football Holds Everyday Lessons for edHEALTH

February 2021 Newsletter.pdf

  • How partnerships and collaboration are helpful strategies during the crisis and beyond – from the “Chronicle of Higher Education”
  • Boston College’s Financial VP’s perspective on why joining a captive is a sound financial strategy for higher education and secondary school institutions
  • How to hear Dr. Stuart Altman’s perspective (Sol C. Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy at The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University) and insights about the changing landscape of the healthcare system in Washington and in state capitols
  • Why walking is keeping the edHEALTH team sane and healthy

December 2020 Newsletter.pdf

  • 3 Proven Ways to Help Members Navigate the Pandemic – published in the December 2020 edition of Risk Retention Reporter
  • How Plan Designs were Informed by High-Performance Analysis
  • Tips for Surviving the Pandemic from the edHEALTH Team
  • What the Team is Doing for the Holidays in Place of Exchanging Gifts
  • How to Effectively Engage Your Employees

November 2020 edHEALTH newsletter.pdf

  • The hidden effects of reduced 2020 healthcare costs and bold solutions that can help address the financial challenges ahead
  • Why educational institutions with fully insured health insurance arrangements for their employees are leaving money on the table
  • edHEALTH’s new employee engagement communications

October 2020 edHEALTH newsletter.pdf

  • Why the mental health crisis could get worse and how HR can respond
  • Why edHEALTH chose Vermont for its stop-loss subsidiary, Educators Health Insurance Exchange
  • edHEALTH’s first Thought Leadership seminar on employee engagement trends, best practices, and insights

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