Chronic disease management
Not to fall ill
Risk management and chronic disease management are some examples of how you can maintain the financial health of the company in order when it comes to health benefit
An issue has been causing headaches for many HR professionals: how to reduce costs to the health benefit?
According to research firm Towers Perrin, held last year with 216 Brazilian companies, 53% of them reported that spending on health care has undergone some variation, and of these, 46% reported an increase in cost. " read what (Health Care ) said
In 48% of organizations surveyed, this cost is above 7% of payroll and the trend is increasing even more," explains Perez Lavish, consultant Towers.
The reason for this trend is the so-called medical inflation, which suffers strong impacts on factors such as technology, which increases treatments and examinations, the high cost of medicines and their own consultations with doctors. "
And 47% of the companies interviewed in our research point to the high costs as the main problem with this benefit."
Thais Blanco, consultant at Hewitt Associates, adds that relationship also other factors that are beyond the control of the business when it comes to reducing costs in health benefit.
For example, older people cost more. "You would not send someone away just because you're close to retirement and will spend more because the health plan.
Another factor is that in São Paulo the values of the health system are more expensive.
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