Employer groups represent key stakeholders in the healthcare payments ecosystem. This stakeholder supports healthcare coverage for eligible workers, which is a large portion of covered Americans.
Trends in healthcare payments show consistent increases in healthcare costs for employers. Employers have managed the increases primarily through cost-sharing with workers. New strategies and plan options are emerging to better manage coverage for employees.
For payers, the relationship with employer groups depends on how trends and demands in the marketplace are addressed. However, just like any relationship, trust cannot be taken for granted and payment security must be a top priority.
Get the eBook to learn about healthcare payment trends on:
- The current state of the payer and employer group relationship
- Impacts of high costs on employer groups
- How employers want to control healthcare costs
- The promise and growth of self-funding plans