Headlines On Deadline August 2007


Many employees struggle with basic health benefit terms, a Watson Wyatt Survey finds. The top challenge for 43 percent of workers is understanding what their health care plan covers. Less than half are comfortable explaining common benefit terms, such as copayment and deductible, to friend or coworker.... Old matches new when it comes to oral diabetes drugs. A study in the Annals of Internal Medicine indicates that older, cheaper drugs are as safe and effective as newer ones. The report, "Comparative Effectiveness and Safety of Oral Diabetes Medications for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes," is from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Effective Health Care program.

Career Opportunities

HAP, a subsidiary of Henry Ford Health System, is a nonprofit health plan providing coverage to individuals, companies and organizations. This executive develops strategies to meet membership and revenue targets through products, pricing, market segmentation and advertising.  Aligns business among Business Development, Commercial Sales, Medicare and Public Sector Programs and Product Development. Seeks to enhance and be responsible for business development and expansion through the development of an effective product portfolio, strong interpersonal relationships and service excellence.

Apply via email to jfedder1@hfhs.org or online at http://p.rfer.us/HENRYFORDlXqAJA

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