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Learn more about how to purchase health benefits that result in better health for employees and dependents for less money.

Announcing a new course: Understanding the Healthcare Market: Drugs and Pharmacy Benefit Managers

Learn about the phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal indus­try and tools you can use in your role as ben­e­fits pur­chas­er to get a bet­ter deal for your beneficiaries.Check out the new course here.

Answer to last month’s quiz question:

Who reg­u­lates com­mer­cial PBMs?
States are respon­si­ble for reg­u­lat­ing PBMs. How­ev­er, less than half of the states have reg­u­la­tions on Phar­ma­cy Ben­e­fit Man­agers (PBMs). Often these reg­u­la­tions are not designed to pro­tect plan spon­sors (pur­chasers, includ­ing self-fund­ed employ­ers, unions and trusts). Learn more about State Reg­u­la­tions in Phar­ma­cy Ben­e­fit Man­age­ment

Interview with CEO Donna Marshall

Knowl­edge Ben­e­fits CEO Don­na Mar­shall has more work to do. After retir­ing from CBGH last year, Don­na real­ized she wasn’t fin­ished equip­ping employ­ers to buy bet­ter health­care ben­e­fits.

Learn about what dri­ves Don­na here.

Does HR have what it takes to meet today’s human capital challenges?

The new CEO of SHRM, John­ny Tay­lor, Jr., envi­sions a more mus­cu­lar HR pro­fes­sion­al in the future to address the many chal­lenges fac­ing employ­ers from #Metoo to immi­gra­tion and recruit­ing. His strat­e­gy to advance the pro­fes­sion relies on cer­ti­fi­ca­tion to demon­strate knowl­edge and com­pe­ten­cies that impact orga­ni­za­tions.

Read more about his appear­ance at the Col­orado Springs SHRM chap­ter.