It was either cut hours or find another $10 million to provide insurance to adjunct faculty previously ineligible for the college system’s health insurance coverage, Kokomo regional chancellor Steve Daily has said.
Other employers have taken a different tack, said Murphy, viewing the additional insurance coverage or wellness incentives as a long-term investment in their workforce — which, if it’s healthier longer, can continue working at an older age, bringing with them the experience and knowledge they’ve gained.
“A lot of employers are getting that picture,” she said.
To register for the seminar at Ivy Tech-Logansport, call the Logansport-Cass County Chamber of Commerce at 574-753-6388. Cost for lunch is $5 and seating is limited to the first 100 attendees.
Sarah Einselen is news editor at the Pharos-Tribune. She can be reached at email@example.com or 574-732-5151. Twitter: @PharosSME
WHAT: Healthcare reform seminar answering questions about health insurance exchanges WHEN: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 17 WHERE: Ivy Tech-Logansport, 1 Ivy Tech Way COST: $5 for lunch INFO: The seminar will cover Indiana health insurance exchanges, Accountable Care Organizations, Medical Home Models and the future of patient care, as well as how to communicate necessary information to employees. It's targeted toward management positions in any business setting. RSVP: Call Teresa Zimmerman at 574-753-6388 or email firstname.lastname@example.org