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HR Benecast

Learn about new trends, developments, changes and other topics of interest in the employee benefits world from Employers Health’s Chief Strategy Officer, Mike Stull. During our monthly podcasts we’ll answer your most frequently asked human resources and employee benefits questions. 

Nov 16, 2023

In this episode of HR Benecast, we're joined by Travis Baughn, vice president of clinical solutions at Optum Rx. Listen to hear how pharmacogenetics works and its importance for employers. He'll share what plan participants need to know, and how it can be used to reduce medical waste and long and complex...

Sep 22, 2023

Nearly half of working Americans have obesity, raising the risk of Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke. Hear from George Huntley, founding member and CEO of the Diabetes Leadership Council, about the importance of addressing obesity and the role it plays in employee retention. He'll share successful treatment...

May 31, 2023

On the latest episode of HR Benecast we're joined by George Huntley, founding member and CEO of the Diabetes Leadership Council. He shares how plan sponsors can develop a benefits strategy to help employees with diabetes and other chronic conditions, advice for PBM contract negotiations, the latest in PBM legislation...

Mar 28, 2023

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S.; nearly half the adults in our country have high blood pressure, putting them at risk for heart disease and stroke. April is hypertension awareness month, so we sat down with Jenn Roberts of Hello Heart to discuss how employers can reduce heart-disease-related...

Jan 31, 2023

In our first episode of 2023 we answer your employee benefits and pharmacy benefit questions. Listen as we cover:

  • The latest on rising insulin prices,
  • What the launch of a Humira biosimilar means for payors and plan sponsors,
  • How employers can combat exorbitant carve-out fees charged by some medical providers,
  • The...