Enterprise Healthcare CFO Poll

These are just a few of the news stories inspired by Castlight Health’s June 2014 study on Enterprise Healthcare.

Forbes

CFOs Feel Powerless When It Comes To Managing Healthcare Costs, Poll Finds

Rising healthcare costs place a huge strain on business. According to a recent Harris Poll of more than 100 CFOs at large self-insured U.S. companies, 80% say they feel powerless when it comes to managing their company’s healthcare spending. Even more, 90% agree that if their company’s healthcare costs were lower, they could afford to invest more in their businesses… Read more.

Source: Forbes | Glenwood Barbee | October 30, 2014

 

Becker’s

Rising healthcare costs hurt Michigan economy: 5 findings

Ninety percent of company leaders could invest more in their business if the company’s healthcare costs were lower, according to a Harris Poll commissioned by San Francisco-based Castlight Health and included in the EAM report… Read more.

Source: Becker’s | Kelly Gooch | October 26, 2015

 

Benefits Pro

Rising healthcare costs hurt Michigan economy: 5 findings

To a typical enterprise chief financial officer, spending money on health insurance is just downright annoying. At least that’s the sense one gets from the feedback the Harris pollsters got when they queried 137 big company CFOs about the cost of offering coverage to employees… Read more.

Source: Benefits Pro | Dan Cook | June 12, 2014

 

Crain’s Detroit Business

Report: Rising health care costs could hurt job creation, wages

Marsh & McLennan said key cost reduction strategies include using high-deductible health insurance plans, wellness programs tied to incentives, aggressive prescription drug management and telemedicine programs. However, 90 percent of company leaders said they could invest more in their business if the company’s health care costs were lower, and 93 percent agreed the rising cost of health care gives foreign companies a competitive advantage, according to a Harris Poll commissioned by Castlight Health and contained in the alliance report. The Economic Alliance report said several factors are driving up health insurance premiums and prices in Michigan… Read more.

Source: Crain’s Detroit Business | Jay Greene | October 26, 2015