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Kroger spending more than one billion on healthcare

America’s largest grocery chain—#23 on the Fortune 500 list A huge organization (5th largest retailer in the world), Kroger reports for 2012: $90 billion in sales, $1.3 billion in profits and 343,000 employees. My estimate is that by cutting their … Continue reading

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Rx for slashing the cost of healthcare at CVS

America’s largest drugstore chain—#18 on the Fortune 500 list Apparently the “CVS” stands for “convenience, value and service.” A huge organization, they report $108 billion in sales, profits of $3.5 billion and have 203,000 employees. Since much of their profits … Continue reading

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World’s largest company. World’s largest healthcare bill.

Also, the world’s greatest opportunity to save money on healthcare Have you noticed the Walmart ads for the improved assortment of fruits and veggies in the produce department? Now, all they need to do to save a few billion dollars … Continue reading

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CostCo spending one billion dollars on healthcare (est.)

According to my calculations after input from the Bloomberg News editor While watching CBS This Morning last week, I learned that CostCo foots the healthcare bill for 88% of its 174,000 well-paid employees. A company known for taking care of … Continue reading

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Are corporate wellness programs working?

In my opinion, they’re not even scratching the surface. What’s missing? Even though almost ALL large companies have some kind of formalized wellness program in place, the average health care cost per employee continues to increase at about 6% a … Continue reading

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