Jelf Wellbeing at Work

Knowledge Centre

 

Welcome to the Jelf Wellbeing at Work Knowledge Centre where you can find copies of our healthcare White Papers and issues of 'In Focus', our regular communication which looks at topical issues affecting health and wellbeing.

 

In Focus

 

Anaesthetist Fees: ignorance is not bliss!

In this issue, we will be exploring the issue of paying Anaesthetist fees when the patient had no chance to discuss or agree to them prior to care, along with recommendations on how to avoid this scenario.

 

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Fit for Work Service and the Income Tax Regulations 2014

 

In this issue, we will be exploring the draft regulations for the Income Tax (Recommended Medical Treatment) and why intervention is such an important aspect of absence management.

 

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Guided claims. Less is more?

 

In this issue, Sarah Lockhart, Corporate Account Director for UK Healthcare, focuses on exploring the response of insurers to the introduction of Open Referral letters and whether these changes represent real benefits for patients and policyholders.

 

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The Competition Commission’s investigation into the UK private healthcare market

 

In this edition, Iain Laws, UK Healthcare Director will focus on the Competition Commission’s investigation into the UK private healthcare market. We cover the areas reviewed, the Competition Commission’s interim findings and proposed remedies, along with our view of the situation.

 

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White Papers

 

The politics of healthcare


Healthcare is already one of the key battlefields in May's general election, with each of the main parties committing to deliver improvements to the NHS and public health. While these policies will help to shape the NHS, they will also have ramifications for employers, affecting everything from management of sickness absence through to the design of healthcare products and wellbeing initiatives offered to employees. This paper looks at the key points from the three main parties' health policies.

 

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Managing Absence


Employers can do a great deal to help ensure their employees remain fit, healthy and able to work. In practice, having an absence policy can be positive for the whole company. This paper looks at managing absence including the 3 Ps of a sickness absence policy – prevention, proactivity and provision.

 

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Recording Sickness Absence


The latest figures from the Department for Work and Pensions illustrate that sickness absence is still a major cost to businesses, with an annual bill for sick pay and associated costs to employers of £9bn. This paper looks at the importance of recording sickness absence for any employee health strategy and how this can be carried out in an efficient manner to reduce absence, improve employee engagement and drive up profits.

 

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A Strategy for Sustainability


With medical inflation outstripping general inflation, the cost of providing private medical insurance benefits to employees can rise significantly. But, as a valued benefit that can help to keep employees healthy and productive, finding ways to control claims costs and manage premium increases can be essential.

 

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White Paper on Cancer

 

This paper discusses some of the key issues in covering your employees for cancer. It discusses the latest facts about cancer, the issues facing treatment of the disease, as well as a range of options available to ensure you have cancer covered. 

 

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