Fed up with rising costs, big US firms dig into healthcare


  • TECH Premium
  • Tuesday, 12 Jun 2018

Dr. Larry Kwan speaks with an employee during a doctor's visit at a Cisco health clinic at Cisco Systems in San Jose, California, U.S., March 22, 2018. Picture taken March 22, 2018. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

SAN JOSE, California: At its Silicon Valley headquarters, network gear maker Cisco Systems Inc is going to unusual lengths to take control of the relentless increase in its US healthcare costs. 

The company is among a handful of large American employers who are getting more deeply involved in managing their workers' health instead of looking to insurers to do it. Cisco last year began offering its employees a plan it negotiated directly with nearby Stanford Health medical system. 

Article type: metered
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Tech News

Xiaomi to open car plant in Beijing with annual output of 300,000 vehicles - Beijing govt Premium
India tells public to shun Musk-backed Starlink until it gets licence Premium
Not for the faint hearted: 'Happy Game' is anything but Premium
El Salvador ‘Bought the Dip,’ Acquiring 100 More Bitcoin Premium
Keeping people awake on Zoom: Ways to liven up a digital meeting Premium
Facebook offers remedies to address EU concerns about Kustomer deal Premium
Paris slows rented e-scooters to 10 km/h in urban areas Premium
WhatsApp wins approval to double payments offering to 40 million users in India - source Premium
Mobile phone museum launches online Premium
Payments firm Klarna's Jan-Sep losses grow on soured credits Premium

Others Also Read


Vouchers