Seems like everyone wants to know what’s on the minds of employers and what they are thinking about insurance. A new survey conducted by Wells Fargo Insurance interviewed 70 employers across the U.S. Results show that as employers and their employees face higher costs, deductibles and copays the employers are searching for ways to control costs and help employees improve their health.
The survey findings also show the top three employer product innovations this year include:
- Accountable Care Organizations (ACO’s)
- increased wellness programs
- narrow provider network offerings
47% of survey respondents say they will develop their own private proprietary exchange by 2015.
Read the full article at Wall Street Journal online, Survey: Cost of Healthcare Claims Continue to Rise; Interest in Private Exchanges Increases
Are you an employer? What are you thinking about insurance?