Employer Insights Blog

Welcome to the Employer Insights Blog! Follow us for analysis of healthcare trends, thought leadership and the latest resources focused on helping you and your workforce proactively and conveniently manage their health. 

Telehealth Coverage Expanded in Tennessee

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee officially signed telehealth expansion into law on August 20. The revised law expands telehealth coverage—specifically, direct-to-patient coverage—through April 1, 2022.

5 Ways to Nurture Connections in New Workplace Environments

Though it’s harder to recreate the synchronicity of an office environment these days, it still can be done with renewed effort toward culture-building. Here are five ideas to help your employees create connections, even from a distance.

News Roundup: Connecting Employees to Better Health Habits

The Vanderbilt Health Employer Solutions team frequently shares original articles and videos with employers that they can use to support their employees’ health and well-being. Recent stories have focused on preventive health, ideas for contending with stress and anxiety, and more.

5 Ways to Combat Pandemic Anxiety in Your Employees

The pandemic has had a detrimental effect on the mental health of all Americans, with the Kaiser Family Foundation reporting 45% of American adults are experiencing increased anxiety and depression.

Vanderbilt Health Launches Cost Estimator Tool

The new Vanderbilt Health website now features an out-of-pocket cost estimator for many hospital and professional services offered by Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC).

New CDC Guidelines for COVID-19 Quarantine and Return to Work

On Friday, July 17, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its guidelines for people who are self-isolating with COVID-19 to prevent transmission of the virus. We look at what the latest recommendations mean for employers.

Help Employees Get Back in the Game

The pandemic has been difficult for everyone, triggering a decrease in physical fitness and an increase in mental health issues. To prevent physical inactivity and anxiety from cascading to greater health problems, now is the time to motivate employees to reach a higher bar in terms of their physical health and well-being.