Flu season is here and it's likely that you or a family member will contract some kind of illness before the season ends. But it’s still worth the effort to avoid getting sick! And that begins with knowing what’s true about the flu and what’s not.
Influenza (flu) is caused by a virus that can lead to a hospital visit or even death. Flu season can start as early as October and last as late as May. Make sure you and your family are prepared. Get your flu shot now!
PwC’s Health Research Institute predicts that, without benefit design changes, large employers will see a 6 percent increase in health plan costs in 2019, the same rate of increase as in 2018. Costs for the previous five years have increased between 5.5 percent and 7 percent.
Level-funded group health plans are gaining acceptance as benefits decision-makers look for better plans for their companies and employees. The trend may be more pronounced given that the Affordable Care Act remains largely intact — for now.