• We spoke with the woman behind GM's plan to shake up the healthcare system

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    Employers like GM are starting to question the role health insurers play in the healthcare they provide for their employees.
    GM is a self-insured employer, which means that it foots the bill for the healthcare its employees use. Starting in 2019, the company will offer its salaried employees in Southeast Michigan a plan that works directly with Henry Ford Health System, cutting out much of the role insurers typically play in setting up health plans.
    The move is part of GM's US healthcare leader Sheila Savageau's strategy to get healthcare plans for the carmaker's employees that are more...
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