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Key Health Care News

Segal’s First Quarter 2018 Trends report highlights key areas plan sponsors need to know.

You’ll learn about:

  • An announcement by the IRS giving an automatic 30-day extension for providing 2017 Forms 1095-B or 1095-C to individuals,
  • Compliance requirements for health and welfare (and retirement) plans covered in the 2018 Reporting & Disclosure Calendar for Multiemployer Plans, and
  • The latest executive actions on health care.

You will also learn about strategies plan sponsors are using to manage their health plans, including:

  • Continuing to dispense generic anti-hypertensive drugs in light of the increase in the number of patients who may be candidates for hypertension drug therapy, and
  • Using care-coordination/integration programs to bridge communications between behavioral health and medical providers with the increase in out-of-network utilization for mental health/substance use disorders.

 

Previous issues from 2014 through Fourth Quarter 2017 are available on the Trends Archive page.

Key Health Care News

Segal’s First Quarter 2018 Trends report highlights key areas employers need to know.

You’ll learn about:

  • An announcement by the IRS giving an automatic 30-day extension for providing 2017 Forms 1095-B or 1095-C to individuals, and
  • The latest executive actions on health care.

You will also learn about strategies employers are using to manage their health plans, including:

  • Continuing to dispense generic anti-hypertensive drugs in light of the increase in the number of patients who may be candidates for hypertension drug therapy, and
  • Using care-coordination/integration programs to bridge communications between behavioral health and medical providers with the increase in out-of-network utilization for mental health/substance use disorders.

 

Previous issues from 2014 through Fourth Quarter 2017 are available on the Trends Archive page.

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Kathryn L. Bakich

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