August 27, 2020
A considerable portion of the nearly $631 billion dollars in economic costs (estimated total US costs from 2015-2018) of the opioid crisis is borne by employers, including increased spending on health care and lost productivity. To better manage their financial risks and improve the health of their employees, employers should consider strategies that encompass both preventative and supportive measures to help those experiencing opioid use disorder (OUD) better manage their conditions and move toward recovery.
August 19, 2020
Study results reveal individuals with both behavioral and physical health conditions see little spending on behavioral health treatment.
July 2, 2020
The National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions announced its slate of new officers for the Board of Governors. Karen van Caulil, President and CEO of the Florida Alliance for Healthcare Value, was newly re-elected as a Representative on the Board. Officers are elected by their board peers based on proven leadership and commitment to the National Alliance, as well as their efforts to advance and strengthen value-based purchasing strategies.