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Award Winning Success Stories on Identifying Social Determinants of Health and Approaches to Advance Health Equity Webinar
This webinar focuses on the 2018 Innovation in Advancing Health Equity Award winners and their success stories around making health equity a strategic priority and the importance of addressing the social determinants of health -- ultimately leading to a more healthy, engaged and productive workforce.
Nov 7, 2018
Better Oncology Care: Realizing the Potential
This webinar explores the evolving role of pharmacotherapy in the treatment of cancer. Learn about the latest advancements, including gene and cell therapy, come to understand the role of integrated care to achieve the best experience and outcomes for patients and develop an understanding of what employers should consider to achieve access and affordability for members who have cancer.
Oct 10, 2018
Innovative Approaches to Cancer Care Delivery (Part II): Future of Oncology Care
In this webinar, hear a widely-recognized oncology expert from City of Hope, an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center, describe the practical and innovative approaches employers are using to support employees seeking personalized and highly-targeted cancer care. This webinar also highlights opportunities for employers to offer benefits and oncology management programs that affordably provide access to best-in-class care.
Aug 21, 2018
Innovative Approaches to Cancer Care Delivery
The first of a three-part series on Innovative Approaches to Cancer Care Delivery: Why Cancer Care Matters to Employers. Attendees engaged in a discussion on how cancer impacts employers and approaches that provide value across all points of cancer care.
Jul 17, 2018
Achieving Optimal Well-being by Reducing Disparities and Promoting Health Equity
This issue brief describes an important way the National Business Group on Health® is promoting health equity--through its annual Innovation in Advancing Health Equity Award. This brief describes best practices and outstanding initiatives from the 2016 and 2017 award winners.
Apr 26, 2018
Cancer in the Workplace: Co-worker Tip Sheet
When someone is faced with cancer, it can create stress, concern, sadness and uncertainty for the whole team. Cancer is a serious illness, but with additional support and time off, some people can work during their treatment. The National Business Group on Health teamed up with the American Cancer Society to develop tips on how to handle cancer in the workplace for the supervisor, employee, HR and co-worker. This tip sheet is designed to help co-workers with solutions to support their peers whom may be dealing with cancer.
Nov 22, 2017
Cancer in the Workplace: Employee Tip Sheet
When someone is faced with cancer, it can create stress, concern, sadness and uncertainty for the whole team. Cancer is a serious illness, but with additional support and time off, some people can work during their treatment. The National Business Group on Health teamed up with the American Cancer Society to develop tips on how to handle cancer in the workplace for the supervisor, employee, HR and co-worker. This tip sheet is designed to help the employee cope with dealing with cancer.
Nov 22, 2017
Cancer in the Workplace: HR Tip Sheet
When someone is faced with cancer, it can create stress, concern, sadness and uncertainty for the whole team. Cancer is a serious illness, but with additional support and time off, some people can work during their treatment. The National Business Group on Health teamed up with the American Cancer Society to develop tips on how to handle cancer in the workplace for the supervisor, employee, HR and co-worker. This tip sheet is designed to help HR staff with solutions to support any employee that may be dealing with cancer.
Nov 22, 2017
Cancer in the Workplace: Supervisor Tip Sheet
When someone is faced with cancer, it can create stress, concern, sadness and uncertainty for the whole team. Cancer is a serious illness, but with additional support and time off, some people can work during their treatment. The National Business Group on Health teamed up with the American Cancer Society to develop tips on how to handle cancer in the workplace for the supervisor, employee, HR and co-worker. This tip sheet is designed to help supervisors with solutions to support any employee that may be dealing with cancer.
Nov 22, 2017
High-Cost Claimants: Cancer
This is the second in a series of profiles focused on the conditions that drive the highest claims for individual employees and/or dependents. Each profile draws from webinars hosted by the National Business Group on Health® featuring outside experts on these conditions. For this profile, Truven Health Analytics, an IBM Company presented on the topic.
Sep 29, 2017
Hepatitis B and Moms-to-Be
Provides mothers an overview on Hepatitis B and pregnancy, and promotes pre-natal and post-natal preventive care.
Aug 19, 2017
Know HBV: What Every Asian and Pacific Islander Should Know about Hepatitis B and Liver Cancer
Provides employees an overview on Hepatitis B, and promotes preventive services, treatment, and non-discrimination.
Aug 19, 2017
The Business Response to Hepatitis B: An Action Guide for Managers
Provides an overview on Hepatitis B and actionable strategies for employers on Hepatitis B screening, vaccination, and treatment.
Aug 19, 2017
Accelerating Health Equity: Promoting Equitable Access to Care Webinar
This webinar presentation focuses on health equity initiatives from two Innovation in Advancing Health Equity Award winners on the importance of using demographic data to measure, identify and track disparities as well as using cultural and organization insights to address barriers to better care.
Oct 25, 2016
What Your CEO is Reading - Site of Care
This article highlights the dramatic rise in costs for cancer treatment when private oncology offices are purchased by hospitals.This article highlights the dramatic rise in costs for cancer treatment when private oncology offices are purchased by hospitals.
Nov 25, 2014
How Will Your Company Address Cancer in 2015? A Tutorial of the Cancer Continuum of Care Interactive Website
A review of the recommendations and a demonstration of the Cancer Plan Design and Assessment Tool. Part II focused on health/productivity programs and health improvement programs.
Oct 27, 2014
How Will Your Company Address Cancer in 2015? A Tutorial of the Cancer Continuum of Care Interactive Website - Part I
A review of the recommendations and a demonstration of the Cancer Plan Design and Assessment Tool. Part I will focus on health plan design, pharmacy plan design and case management.
Oct 16, 2014
NCCN Background Information - Drugs & Biologics Compendium
Supporting Documentation on NCCN Drugs & Biologics Compendium for the Employer's Guide to Cancer Treatment and Prevention - Quick Reference Guide and Assessment.
May 20, 2014
Reducing Diagnostic Errors: An Employer’s Imperative
Employers have an important stake in helping employees and dependents receive a correct and timely diagnosis. This issue brief explains why employers are increasingly using programs that provide clinical support as part of their health improvement strategies, provides a profile of a large employer who has experienced success with one of these programs and offers recommendations for action.
Apr 22, 2014
Breast Biopsy: Know your options
This resource is intended to engage consumers in important conversations with their physicians about when it's appropriate to have a breast biopsy. It was developed by Consumer Reports in cooperation with the Commission on Cancer for Choosing Wisely, a project of the ABIM Foundation.
Apr 11, 2014
Breast cancer treatment: A better way to check the lymph nodes
This resource is intended to engage consumers in important conversations with their physicians. It was developed by Consumer Reports in cooperation with the American College of Surgeons for Choosing Wisely, a project of the ABIM Foundation.
Apr 11, 2014
Low-risk prostate cancer: Don’t rush to get treatment
This resource is intended to engage consumers in important conversations with their physicians about when it's appropriate to receive treatment for prostate cancer. It was developed by Consumer Reports in cooperation with the American Society for Radiation Oncology for Choosing Wisely, a project of the ABIM Foundation.
Apr 11, 2014
The PSA blood test for prostate cancer: When men need it—and when they don’t
This resource is intended to engage consumers in important conversations with their physicians about when it's appropriate to have the PSA blood test. It was developed by Consumer Reports in cooperation with the American Academy of Family Physicians for Choosing Wisely, a project of the ABIM Foundation.
Apr 11, 2014
Cancer Resource Guide: Cancer Risk
This document provides a brief background on cancer risk for the general public.
Jan 30, 2014
Cancer Resource Guide: If You've Been Diagnosed with Cancer
This document provides a brief background on information and questions if an individual has been diagnosed with cancer.
Jan 30, 2014
Cancer Resource Guide: If Your Loved One Has Been Diagnosed with Cancer
This document provides a brief background on information and questions if an individual's loved one has been diagnosed with cancer.
Jan 30, 2014
Employer's Companion Guide to the Cancer Benefits and Resource Guide
The Employer Companion Guide provides instructions on how to best use these tools within a given workforce. It also includes best practices in communicating cancer risk information. Case studies from innovators such as CBS Corporation, Pitney Bowes, Inc. and Delta Air Lines, Inc. illustrate how to implement best practices.
Sep 11, 2013
If Your Loved One Has Been Diagnosed with Cancer
This Cancer Benefits & Resource Guide focuses on some of the things employees need to think about soon after their loved one receives a cancer diagnosis. It is a template that Business Group members tailor or adapted into their own employee communications resources.
Aug 30, 2013
If Your Loved One Has Been Diagnosed with Cancer
This Cancer Resource Guide focuses on some of the things employees need to think about soon after their loved one receives a cancer diagnosis. It is a fully designed employee communications resource that Business Group members can distribute directly to their workforce.
Aug 30, 2013
Cancer Risk
The word version for for the Cancer Benefits and Resource Guide highlights different cancer risks as well as how to reduce the risk of Cancer and allows employers to customize the document.
Aug 29, 2013
If You've Been Diagnosed with Cancer
This supporting document for the Cancer Benefits and Resource Guide are for employees who have been diagnosed with Cancer.
Aug 28, 2013
If You've Been Diagnosed with Cancer
The word version of the “Employees recently diagnosed with cancer” resource guide is a customizable document to be adopted by employers.
Aug 28, 2013
Health Improvement Programs
This supporting document for An Employer's Guide to Cancer Treatment & Prevention highlights the importance of employers maintaining a healthy workforce through health improvement programs.
Jul 31, 2013
Advanced Care Planning
A fact sheet on Advance Care Planning for employers to distribute to their employees and dependents.
Jul 3, 2013
Advanced Care Planning
A fact sheet on Advance Care Planning for employers to integrate into their own communications or tailor with information on available programs and benefits.
Jul 3, 2013
Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing
A fact sheet on Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing for employers to distribute to their employees and dependents.
Jul 3, 2013
Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing
A fact sheet on Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing for employers to integrate into their own communications or tailor with information on available programs and benefits.
Jul 3, 2013
Cancer Survivorship
A fact sheet on Cancer Survivorship for employers to integrate into their own communications or tailor with information on available programs and benefits.
Jul 3, 2013
Cancer Survivorship
A fact sheet on Cancer Survivorship for employers to distribute to their employees and dependents.
Jul 3, 2013
End-of-Life Care: Making Preferences Known
A fact sheet on End-of-Life Care for employers to distribute to their employees and dependents.
Jul 3, 2013
End-of-Life Care: Making Preferences Known
A fact sheet on End-of-Life Care for employers to integrate into their own communications or tailor with information on available programs and benefits.
Jul 3, 2013
Palliative Care: Is it Right for You?
A fact sheet on Palliative Care for employers to integrate into their own communications or tailor with information on available programs and benefits.
Jul 3, 2013
Palliative Care: Is it Right for You?
A fact sheet on Palliative Care for employers to distribute to their employees and dependents.
Jul 3, 2013
The Buzz on BRCA Gene Mutations: What Employers Need to Know
The resources and information are intended to assist employers and benefit managers in understanding and explaining the issues around the high-profile issue of the BRCA gene mutation and breast cancer.
May 23, 2013
Cancer as a Chronic Disease: Evidence-Based Pharmaceutical Treatments and Cost Management Recommendations for Employers
Provides employers with five recommendations to support employees with cancer by adhering to evidence-based treatment guidelines and controlling oncology medication costs.
Apr 1, 2013
Care at the end of life for advanced cancer patients: When to choose supportive care
This resource is intended to engage consumers in important conversations with their physicians about care at the end of life for advanced cancer patients. It was developed by Consumer Reports in cooperation with the American Society of Clinical Oncology for Choosing Wisely, a project of the ABIM Foundation.
Mar 27, 2013
Colonoscopy: When you need it—and when you don’t
This resource is intended to engage consumers in important conversations with their physicians about when its appropriate to have a colonoscopy. It was developed by Consumer Reports in cooperation with the American Gastroenterological Association for Choosing Wisely, a project of the ABIM Foundation.
Mar 27, 2013
Drugs to boost white blood cells for cancer patients on chemotherapy: When you need them—and when you don’t
This resource is intended to engage consumers in important conversations with their physicians about when its appropriate to use drugs to boost white blood cells. It was developed by Consumer Reports in cooperation with the American Society of Clinical Oncology for Choosing Wisely, a project of the ABIM Foundation.
Mar 27, 2013
Imaging and tumor marker tests for breast cancer: When you need them—and when you don’t
This resource is intended to engage consumers in important conversations with their physicians about when its appropriate to have imaging and tumor marker tests for breast cancer. It was developed by Consumer Reports in cooperation with the American Society of Clinical Oncology for Choosing Wisely, a project of the ABIM Foundation.
Mar 27, 2013
Imaging tests for early prostate cancer: When you need them—and when you don’t
This resource is intended to engage consumers in important conversations with their physicians about when it's appropriate to have imaging tests for early prostate cancer. It was developed by Consumer Reports in cooperation with the American Society of Clinical Oncology for Choosing Wisely, a project of the ABIM Foundation.
Mar 27, 2013
Hard decisions about cancer: 5 tests and treatments to question
This resource is intended to engage consumers in important conversations with their physicians about five tests and treatments for cancer that are not supported by evidence for most patients. It was developed by Consumer Reports in cooperation with the American Society of Clinical Oncology for Choosing Wisely, a project of the ABIM Foundation.
Oct 10, 2012
Imaging tests for ovarian cysts: When you need them—and when you don’t
This resource is intended to engage consumers in important conversations with their physicians about when its appropriate to have imaging tests for ovarian cysts. It was developed by Consumer Reports in cooperation with the American College of Radiology for Choosing Wisely, a project of the ABIM Foundation.
Sep 25, 2012
Background Information: Drugs & Biologics Compendium
Highlights key information about the NCCN Drugs & Biologics Compendium to support recommendations in An Employer's Guide to Cancer Treatment and Prevention.
Aug 20, 2012
Cancer Clinical Trial Talking Points
Highlights key information about cancer clinical trials to support recommendations in An Employer's Guide to Cancer Treatment and Prevention.
Aug 20, 2012
Cancer Diagnoses for Referral to Centers of Excellence (COEs)
Highlights key information about COE referrals to support recommendations in An Employer's Guide to Cancer Treatment and Prevention.
Aug 20, 2012
Complex Cancer Surgery: Volume-Outcome Correlation
Highlights key information about complex cancer surgery to support recommendations in An Employer's Guide to Cancer Treatment and Prevention.
Aug 20, 2012
Criteria for Cancer Centers of Excellence (COEs) Network Programs  
Highlights key information about COE network programs to support recommendations in An Employer's Guide to Cancer Treatment and Prevention.
Aug 20, 2012
Diagnostic Errors
Highlights key information about diagnostic errors to support recommendations in An Employer's Guide to Cancer Treatment and Prevention.
Aug 20, 2012
Family Medical Leave (FML)
Highlights key information about the Family Medical Leave to support recommendations in An Employer's Guide to Cancer Treatment and Prevention.
Aug 20, 2012
Molecular and Biomarker Testing: Their Role in Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
Highlights key information about the molecular and biomarker testing to support recommendations in An Employer's Guide to Cancer Treatment and Prevention.
Aug 20, 2012
Multidisciplinary Cancer Teams
Highlights key information about the multidisciplinary cancer teams to support recommendations in An Employer's Guide to Cancer Treatment and Prevention.
Aug 20, 2012
Stem-Cell Transplant Criteria
Highlights key information about stem cell transplants to support recommendations in An Employer's Guide to Cancer Treatment and Prevention.
Aug 20, 2012
The Importance of Genetic Testing/Counseling
Highlights key information about genetic testing and counseling to support recommendations in An Employer's Guide to Cancer Treatment and Prevention.
Aug 20, 2012
Pap tests: When you need them and when you don't
This resource is intended to engage women in important conversations with their physicians about when its appropriate to get a Pap test. It was developed by Consumer Reports in cooperation with the American Academy for Family Physicians for Choosing Wisely, a project of the ABIM Foundation.
May 30, 2012
Tool 6: Evaluation and Reporting
This tool provides a model that employers can use to both assess the performance of vendors and evaluate the overall effectiveness of the employee benefits, based on the recommendations from An Employer's Guide to Cancer Treatment and Prevention.
Apr 11, 2012
Tool 5: Vendor Contracting and Administration
This tool builds on Tool 2 (Plan Design & Assessment Tool) and Tool 3, (RFP tools). It can be used to help develop the metrics and reporting components of an employer's contracts with medical and pharmacy vendors and, if applicable, Centers of Excellence (COE) program and care management program vendors.
Mar 26, 2012
Tool 4: Summary Plan Description (SPD) Guidance
This report offers guidance to help employers translate the recommended benefit or practice from Tool 2: Plan Design & Assessment Tool into SPD language for beneficiaries.
Mar 13, 2012
Tool 3, Part I: Request for Proposal (RFP) Questions and Requested Evidence For Vendors
This tool is intended to be used in creating an RFP that will be sent to current and/or potential medical and pharmacy plan vendors, for the benefits outlined in the Employer's Guide to Cancer Treatment and Prevention.
Jan 31, 2012
Tool 3, Part II: Request for Proposal (RFP) and Response Evaluation for Employers
The purpose of this tool is to provide guidance on evaluation vendor RFP responses for the benefits outlined the the Benefit Design & Assessment Tool (Tool 2).
Jan 11, 2012
An Employers Guide to Cancer Treatment and Prevention: Executive Summary
A summary of the 3-year initiative on cancer treatment and prevention.
Jul 25, 2011
An Employers Guide to Cancer Treatment and Prevention: Plan Design and Assessment Tool
This resource is designed to help employers assess and design their medical (including behavioral health), pharmacy, and clinical support and condition management benefits.
Jul 25, 2011

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