The Impact of Opioid Abuse on Employers

The United States tops the world in drug deaths. More people died from overdoses in 2015 than car accidents and gun violence. Employers are not isolated from these results. One senior manufacturing manager describes this hidden workplace epidemic as “probably the biggest threat in manufacturing, period.”

The CHIP Extension: Potential Impacts for Employers

As the federal government has worked to negotiate a funding resolution, the last several months have brought uncertainty around potential changes to the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act (PPACA). One successful program that was under immediate consideration was the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Across the country, states are struggling to finance this program that […]