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Benefit-Based Incentives Remain Top Draws for Health and Wellness Participation

While benefit-based incentives, like health insurance premium reductions, generate significant employee interest, gift cards and even cash continue to motivate employees to take better care of themselves, according to market research from the Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN). Healthcare companies have … finish reading Benefit-Based Incentives Remain Top Draws for Health and Wellness Participation

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Carrot or Stick? Tips for Using Incentives in Population Health Management

While not right for everyone, offering NASCAR® tickets for completing a a health risk assessment was the right incentive for one trucking company surveyed by Buck Consultants’ National Clinical Practice, says principal Patricia Curran. Many companies offer employees incentives for … finish reading Carrot or Stick? Tips for Using Incentives in Population Health Management

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New Report Challenges Basic Assumptions About Healthcare Payment Reform

Improving the quality and affordability of healthcare in the United States isn’t about finding the right mix of rewards and punishments for patients and clinicians, according to a new report from the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute, Inc. (HCI3®), in … finish reading New Report Challenges Basic Assumptions About Healthcare Payment Reform

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The 4 ‘I’s’ of Successful Population Health Management

Forcing mandates like smoke-free campuses and safety regulations like mandatory seat belts are imperatives — one of the four I’s — that ultimately help to build a successful population health management program, says Patricia Curran, principal in Buck Consultants’ National … finish reading The 4 ‘I’s’ of Successful Population Health Management

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