With 20 years of experience in insurance and wellness, Scott brings strong leadership to the role of Senior Vice President of Sales for Self Health Network. He has been quoted widely on health care, insurance and wellness. Scott was the 2008-2009 President of the National Association of Health Underwriters.
More companies have implemented wellness programs to address the continued rise in healthcare costs and the need for healthier employees. They are constantly trying to address the issue of creating a Culture of wellness.
Many businesses feel like they have no control over what is happening with health care reform as the costs continue to increase. The problem with the new health care reform law is that it does nothing to reduce the actual cost that is spent in the U.S. on health care.
As the employers are looking at ways to reduce expenses and remain profitable, they are looking at the cost of providing benefits. Health insurance, disability insurance, sick days, and retirement plans are the benefits that employers will do cost-cutting.