HBCH Press Releases

HOUSTON - July 25, 2017
Houston Business Coalition on Health Continues Growth with 18 New Members

"Employers are working together to improve cost and quality issues as evidenced by the growth of 18 new members so far in 2017 for the Houston Business Coalition on Health (HBCH). HBCH is a non-profit multi-stakeholder organization representing more than 80 organizations and 2 million employer-sponsored lives nationally." Click here to read more.

 

HOUSTON - May 17, 2017
HBCH Works with National Association of Chronic Disease Directors to Engage Employers in the National Diabetes Prevention Program

"Texas is such a big state--its population is nearly 28 million. The state health department chose to concentrate efforts on the 6.8 million residents of the Greater Houston Area in their work to scale and sustain the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) and the CDC-recognized lifestyle change program." Click here to read more.

 

HOUSTON - May 15, 2017
Employers Caught in the Middle of Healthcare Reform, HBJ Op-Ed by Chris Skisak, HBCH Executive Director

"Repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA/Obamacare) did not happen within the first 100 days of the Trump presidency. But Houston employers must remain prepared for forthcoming changes." Click here to read more.

 

HOUSTON – APRIL 17, 2017
HBCH Releases 2017 Member Interest Survey Results

Managing healthcare and pharmacy costs and engaging employees in taking an active role in their health are among the top benefit challenges for employers per a new survey from the Houston Business Coalition on Health (HBCH). HBCH is a non-profit multi-stakeholder organization representing more than 2 million employer-sponsored lives nationally. Click here to read more.

 

HOUSTON – NOVEMBER 11, 2016
Telehealth Impacts Health and Cost, Few Small Employers Offer Wellness Programs per HBCH Employer Survey

Nearly half of employers have or are considering a decrease in medical benefits for employees and 75% have or are considering increasing employee premiums according to a new poll of employers by the Houston Business Coalition on Health (HBCH). HBCH is a non-profit multi-stakeholder organization representing more than 1.5 million employer-sponsored lives nationally. Click here to read more.