2017 Wrap-Up and Charting a Course for 2018

Jeffrey Kluever

2017 was a highly successful year for the Business Health Care Group on many fronts, highlighted by strong membership growth and retention of all self-funded member employers. Member employers were added in both southeast Wisconsin and in our relatively new expansion area of northeast Wisconsin. We couldn’t be more pleased by the membership growth we have seen over the past year and the momentum it provides us as we take up new and exciting initiatives in 2018.

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New Opportunity for UMR Customers: BHCG Membership Dues at No Cost

Business Health Care Group and UnitedHealthcare have launched a two-year pilot for UMR customers. Through this agreement, UMR will provide credits to eligible employers that will completely offset the annual BHCG membership fee. Who is eligible? The credit is available to current and new UMR employers who are self-funded with 100 or more employees in the […]

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Brokers Gain Insights Into Employee Health and Wellness Engagement

Over 60 brokers and consultants were in attendance at the BHCG February 8 Broker/Consultant event, Engaging Employees & Building Cultures of Health hosted by Baird. Attendees heard from employers and a leading population health management expert, among others, on the benefits of motivating employees and dependents to make better decisions – about their health care and their […]

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Did you know…? February 2018

Communication Changes Coming in 2018 Membership organizations need to effectively communicate with their members using various resources and media. Recently we assessed what we communicate and how we communicate it. To better serve our membership, we are planning the following changes: The focus of our three times yearly Monitor newsletter will change. Previously the Monitor provided in-depth articles focusing […]

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Upcoming Events of Interest: February 2018

BHCG Broker/Consultant Webinar Scheduled for March 7 BHCG invites our broker/consultant partners to a webinar – Driving Consumer Engagement through BHCG’s Premium® Care & Tier 1 Providers Marketing Campaigns. The webinar is scheduled for 9:00 am – 10:00 am. Please join us to learn what your BHCG clients have available to them through our communications library. If you are […]

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BHCG Employers Share Benefits Details, Open Enrollment and Engagement Strategies

Fresh off of open enrollment season, BHCG member employers gathered on January 24 for one of the most popular meetings on our Benefits Forum calendar – the annual Employer Benefits Roundtable. Employer representatives shared their current benefits structure, open enrollment experience and member engagement initiatives for 2018 and beyond. High deductible plans are dominant; minimal […]

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