Teaming Up for Maximum Impact

Kohl’s and the American Cancer Society – a focus on wellbeing Employers have long realized the benefits of demonstrating responsible corporate citizenship through partnering with nonprofits. The special alliance Business Health Care Group (BHCG) member employer Kohl’s has forged with the American Cancer Society (ACS) is proving to be valuable in many ways – for… Read more »

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A Transformative Partnership

When Kenosha City Administrator and Business Health Care Group (BHCG) Executive Steering Committee member Frank Pacetti first heard a presentation by Wisconsin-based pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company Navitus Health Solutions about how they do business, he recalls “it was like a cool splash of water over your face.” He remembers thinking, “This is the way… Read more »

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Meeting the Engagement Challenge

Mardi BurnsThroughout her decades in the employee benefits world, Mardi Burns has helped design, implement and manage the full spectrum of health and welfare benefit plans for countless employers. Burns is senior vice president and senior benefits consultant for Associated Benefits and Risk Consulting (ABRC). ABRC was formerly known as the Jabas Group until its client of 25 years, Associated Bank, purchased the organization in 2004.

Of the “three most challenging opportunities” for employers, Burns has found one is key – and it’s also a major reason she recommended her own employer join the Business Health Care Group (BHCG). As you might expect, cost is right up there as a benefits challenge, but it is not the one she cites.

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