Human Resources

Market alignment enables hospital’s benefit program to regain 80/20 cost-sharing ratio

The client Acute care hospital in Southern California with 250 staffed beds The challenge Although the hospital had a benefits committee that met quarterly to review limited claims data and cost to the organization, the committee had not increased co-pays, deductibles or employee contribution in more than four years. The employer’s percentage of overall cost Read More >

Evidence-based best practices deliver $1.2 million savings in premium pay practices

The client Acute care hospital in the Northwest with 280 beds The challenge The hospital had not reviewed premium pay practices and paid leave utilization in a number of years, so many policies were outdated and practices had grown beyond the original intent of the written policies. The approach Organized an HR Committee of dedicated Read More >