PCMI congratulates Jaquelyn Parungao, who was recently promoted to regional sales manager in October. Jaquelyn joined PCMI in 2013 as part of the sales and account management team. Check out her professional background, new role and why she enjoys working at PCMI in our recent Q&A with Jaquelyn.
As health care costs continue to climb, providing employee benefits gets increasingly challenging each year for your self-insured clients. What are helpful to them are fresh ideas and strategies to keep their health cost increases to a minimum.
You may have seen the story in September involving a CEO of a pharmaceutical company who, after recently buying the company, raised the price of their specialty medicine Daraprim from $13.50 to $750 a pill – an increase of 4,000%!
On October 1, the ICD medical code - called ICD-10 –was launched and now must be used for all health treatment reporting. The ICD medical code is used to report medical diagnoses and inpatient procedures, and the change may impact PCMI plan participants.
PCMI President David Zanze recently published an article in this month's issue of California Broker. The subject takes a look at three key reasons why a self-insured employer should consider offering their employees a corporate health center as a cost-saving option.