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Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global provider of risk management, insurance brokerage and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Through its more than 72,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon unites to empower results for...
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David Fortosis, a senior vice president at Aon Hewitt, said when employers compare insurers, they do find regional and local companies can offer discounts and lower fees based on their relationships with local hospitals and doctor's offices.
But employers often find the hassle of managing multiple insurance plans is greater than any discounts such insurers offer, he said.
"They trade that modest loss of savings in favor of administrative streamlining and simplicity," Fortosis said.
New Cures for Health Costs
Under the arrangement between the employer and the engagement services firm, the latter offered to act as adjunct members of physicians' staffs, keeping the doctors' costs down while providing cost-saving services to employers, says David Fortosis, senior vice president of health strategy for Aon Hewitt.
"Neither primary care doctors nor specialists have the time to follow up directly with patients to make sure, for example, that they're adhering to their care plan," Fortosis
"Because there's been relatively modest ...
"Because there's been relatively modest (health care cost) trend year over year, employers have not done drastic things with plan design, with or without the Affordable Care Act," said David Fortosis, Chicago-based senior vice president and health care consultant at Aon Hewitt.
Employers most often have been "tweaking" their plan designs, Mr. Fortosis
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David C. Fortosis
Dave is a National Health Care Strategist in Aon Hewitt's Health and Benefits Practice and is located in Chicago.
works with clients to develop, refine and ultimately align their health care and benefits strategy to the business and people demands of running a successful business.
works with clients to develop short and long term strategies to successfully adapt to the changes in a dynamic and ever-changing business and health care environment.
In his 22 years as a benefits and health care consultant, Dave has worked with clients in the telecommunications, automotive, retail, insurance, manufacturing, and hospitality industries.
Prior to returning to Aon Hewitt, Dave worked as Chief Wellness Officer for a global wellness company.
Dave then spent three years as Director of Benefits and Employee Services for a client in the manufacturing business.
developed and implemented a successful global wellness program.
Dave graduated from Wheaton College, earned an M.S. from Northeastern University, and has completed course work for his doctorate at The University of Tennessee.
has presented thought leadership to human resources groups in a variety of forums.
David Fortosis, Director of ...
David Fortosis, Director of Employee Services at KONE, designed the Elevate Your Health wellness program and selected Walkingspree as their partner company for the activity tracking.
He commented, "We are making measurable, positive progress towards a healthier KONE.