Big-Picture Thinking: Health Care Costs
Cost is a central concern in the ongoing health care reform discussion tied to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). As small and large organizations try to understand the Act and how to comply, Ron Present, principal in the Brown Smith Wallace health care industry services practice, advises that focusing on financial implications alone can be a pitfall for employers. In an article featured in the Health Care Reform Connect newsletter of the Michigan Business & Professional Association, Present discusses why it’s important to take a comprehensive and strategic approach to assessing health care reform and shares five cost-control methods to consider when offering health care benefits.
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