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Responding to mental health needs during unsettled times

As states cautiously re-open and medical professionals brace for a potentially busy summer caring for people infected with COVID-19, protests have flared up nationwide sending hundreds of thousands of people into the streets to demand justice and systemic change. With emotional and physical stress already high from the fear, change and uncertainty surrounding the pandemic, the additional grief and trauma of the current social unrest, could trigger a further increase in the already anticipated higher need for mental healthcare.

eBook: The new remote workforce: Maintaining employee well-being during a pandemic

Maintaining personal well-being is critical in these times of high stress and anxiety. Employers can leverage tools and resources to help employees address multiple aspects of their personal well-being. This eBook discusses how employers can promote physical, emotional, social, financial, professional and technological well-being during these challenging times.

Download this eBook today: The new remote workforce: Maintaining employee well-being during a pandemic

Beyond health insurance costs: Understanding and addressing population health risks related to COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, so do the implications for employers, including addressing mitigable financial risks. Health insurance carriers have released initial financial cost projections of the impact of COVID-19 on employee health plans (see our previous article). This article will offer strategies for employers to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 related to delayed use of care, as well as discuss the impacts of the pandemic on population health data, health programming, and healthcare utilization.