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Cost Solutions and Benefits Design

Cost Solutions and Benefits Design Resources focus on effective solutions to the health care cost problems of large employers. As health care costs continue to rise at an unsustainable pace and the burden of diseases escalates, employers must innovate in health care planning to maintain economic sustainability.

The products in the Cost Solutions and Benefits Design section address specific issues that are important to controlling costs, improving quality and safety, and activating and motivating consumers. Emphasis is also placed on communicating that affordability and cost-effectiveness will continue to be major considerations across the health system.

Resources include:

  • Best practices and innovative ideas for managing costs and improving quality and safety;
  • Effective communication strategies;
  • Guidance on pharmacy benefits and personalized medicine;
  • Methods for activating and motivating consumers; and
  • Evidence-based plan design and decision tools.
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