American companies and their employees bear about half of the nation’s $2.9 trillion in total health expenditures, which comprises nearly one-fifth of all U.S. spending.
Nine leaders, including the CEOs of Coca-Cola Co., Verizon Communications Inc. and Bank of America Corp., are signing on to a health-related agenda that includes creating and tracking new corporate wellness programs and changing how hospitals and doctors are paid.
Leaders of some of the biggest U.S. corporations, from Coca-Cola Co (KO.N) to Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N), unveiled a campaign on Tuesday to reduce the nation’s healthcare costs, urging their peers to embrace wellness programs to improve employee health.
Washington, D.C. – As the United States looks for solutions to improve the quality, cost and patient experience of care, a group of nine chief executives of some of the nation’s largest companies and the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) have come together to share best practices and make commitments to improve health and health care.
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Building Better Health: Innovative Strategies from America’s Business Leaders – A Report from the CEO Council on Health and Innovation
Chief executives from some of the nation’s largest companies share the most successful employer strategies for addressing pressing health care challenges