Employers Can Reduce Their Employees’ Health Care Costs by Thinking Out of The Box

Employee health care costs have skyrocketed, especially for small business owners. But employers have options that medical entrepreneurs have crafted to provide all businesses with plans to improve their employees’ wellness and reduce their costs. Thus, the cost of employee health care benefits can be reduced markedly by choosing one of numerous alternatives to traditional indemnity policies.

The Finance of Health Care provides business decision makers with the information they need to match the optimal health care plan with the culture of their workforce. This book is a must guide for corporate executives and entrepreneurs who want to attract—and keep--the best employees in our competitive economy.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Half Title
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright
  5. Description
  6. Contents
  7. List of Figures
  8. Testimonials
  9. Acknowledgments
  10. Introduction
  11. Chapter 1 The Workforce, Wellness, and Healthy Outcomes
  12. Chapter 2 Medical Care: A History
  13. Chapter 3 The Blues® to the Rescue?
  14. Chapter 4 The Rise of the Medical Insurance Market
  15. Chapter 5 Evolution in Employer-Based Medical Care
  16. Chapter 6 Direct Primary Care
  17. Chapter 7 Concierge Medicine: Just for the Wealthy?
  18. Chapter 8 Cost-Sharing Arrangements
  19. Chapter 9 Lessons From Abroad
  20. Chapter 10 The Future of Health/Medical Insurance
  21. Appendix
  22. Notes
  23. References
  24. About the Author
  25. Index
  26. Backcover