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May Resources to Manage Cost & Quality of Health Benefits

Use these resources to manage the cost and quality of your health benefits.

ACA/AHCA Comparison Tool: Use the Kaiser Family Foundation's tool to compare the provisions of the American Health Care Act passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on May 4, 2017 to the existing ACA

2016 Employer Health Benefits Survey ChartPack: Get slides from the Kaiser Family Foundation/Health Research & Education Trust 2016 Employer Health Benefits Survey to help plan your benefit design for 2017 and use them in your presentations to others to support your decisions.

Employer Role in the Opioid Epidemic: Download the National Safety Council Employer Kit to get a guide on "The Proactive Role Employers Can Take: Opioids in the Workplace' as well as tools to review and update your benefits and drug-free workplace policies, fact sheets, safety talks, and posters. You will be surprised how much opioid abuse impacts your organization and the steps you can take to help your employees and mitigate your risks and costs.

Hospital Safety Grade: See how the hospitals in your network fared on the latest Hospital Safety Grade. If you have Methodist Olive Branch Hospital and Saint Francis Hospital Bartlett in your network, then you have access to the only 2 hospitals that scored an A in our market! If your network hospitals have a C or worse, ask them why and what they are doing to improve the care of the employees and their famiies your are sending them!

Vox Video on Hospital Responses to Hospital Acquired Central Line Infections: Learn how some hospitals respond to hospital acquired infections like the airline industry (zero tolerance) and others like the automobile industry (just the risk associated with driving). Did you know that Methodist Olive Branch, Methodist Germantown, Methodist University, Methodist North and Saint Francis Bartlett all had 0 central line infections in the latest Hospital Safety Grade? Check out how your network hospitals compare using the Hospital Safety Grade link above. Click on "view the full score" to see infection rates and other details.

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