Thursday, January 5, 2012

One Approach to Reducing Healthcare Costs: Benton County, Arkansas

Benton County, Arkansas realized that their healthcare costs were getting out of control, and they implemented some programs to address the issue.
Although not very popular at first with employees, the County went from $500,000 in the red to $1,000,000 in the black in just 17 months.
This CBS Evening News video is only 3 minutes long and worth the viewing.
Covenant – the vendor that helped implement the program - is a vendor of Preferred Benefits.


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