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Workers aren’t nearly as healthy as they think they are, says a study sponsored by the National Business Group on Health. Nearly 90 percent think they are in good shape. The reality is that more than half of survey respondents are overweight or obese. In addition, employees severely underestimate how much of their health care costs are covered by their employers.... The FDA approved more drugs in 2012 than it had in any year since 1996. It approved 39 new medications and biological products, up from 30 in 2011 and 21 in 2010. Pharmaceutical companies, still feeling the effects of many drugs switching to generic status, of course welcome this development.

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HAP, a subsidiary of Henry Ford Health System, is a nonprofit health plan providing coverage to individuals, companies and organizations. This executive develops strategies to meet membership and revenue targets through products, pricing, market segmentation and advertising.  Aligns business among Business Development, Commercial Sales, Medicare and Public Sector Programs and Product Development. Seeks to enhance and be responsible for business development and expansion through the development of an effective product portfolio, strong interpersonal relationships and service excellence.

Apply via email to jfedder1@hfhs.org or online at http://p.rfer.us/HENRYFORDlXqAJA

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