National Business Group on Health to Release Results of Nationwide Survey of Employees on Company-Provided Health Benefits

MEDIA ADVISORY - PRESS BRIEFING

WASHINGTON, DC, July 20, 2012 -- The National Business Group on Health will host a press briefing on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. ET at the National Press Club to announce the results of a nationwide survey of U.S. employees on their attitudes and behaviors toward company-provided health care benefits in the wake of a recovering economy, health care reform and rising health benefit costs.

Helen Darling, President and CEO, will discuss the findings of the survey which asked more than 1,500 employees the following:

  • How satisfied are employees with their health benefits now versus five years ago?
  • How knowledgeable are employees about the investment in health benefits their employers makes?
  • What do employees value the most about their health coverage?
  • Would employees be able to shop for insurance on their own and purchase the same or better insurance on their own?
  • How do employees view wellness programs?

Darling will also discuss what employers can do with the survey results to control costs and provide high quality health care benefits.

Speakers:

Helen Darling - President, CEO, National Business Group on Health



When:

July 26, 2012


10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (continental breakfast at 9:30 a.m.)



Where:

The National Press Club


National Press Club Building


Bloomberg Room, 13th Floor


529 14th Street, NW


Washington, DC  20045




Out of Town Media can listen to the press briefing using the following information:


Dial-in number: Toll free 800-277-3988, International (toll) +1 706 902 0489.



RSVP: 

Contact Ed Emerman, Eagle Public Relations at [email protected], or 609 275 5162.

About the National Business Group on Health

The National Business Group on Health is the nation's only non-profit, membership organization of large employers devoted exclusively to finding innovative and forward-thinking solutions to their most important health care and related benefits issues and to being the voice for large employers on national health care issues. The Business Group, whose 343 members include 64 of the Fortune 100, identifies, develops and shares best practices in health benefits, disability, health and productivity, related paid time off and work/life balance issues. Business Group members provide health coverage for more than 55 million U.S. workers, retirees and their families. For more information, visit www.businessgrouphealth.org.

Media Contact:
Ed Emerman
609-275-5162
[email protected]

/PRNewswire -- July 20, 2012/

SOURCE National Business Group on Health

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