Blogger Archives: Randall Abbott

Randall Abbott

Randall Abbott is a senior strategist emeritus of the Willis Towers Watson Health and Benefits practice. Now retired, he continues to write and comment on key trends and issues affecting employer-provided benefits.

An active year ahead for employer health plan RFP activity

Larger employers are already getting a jumpstart in thinking about continued health plan cost management for next year, with an acute focus on rethinking how health care is delivered, the employee experience and which vendors can best help them in … Continue reading →

Student loan assistance programs on the rise

As a member of the Baby-Boom generation, I was able to graduate from college debt-free thanks to reasonable tuition, part-time jobs, work-study and more than a little help from my father. For Millennials (those born between 1980 and 1995) and … Continue reading →

The health care macro-trends employers need to understand

Employer-provided health care is in the midst of the most dynamic change in over two decades, fueled by a convergence of trends that have created new opportunities and also new challenges as organizations craft their health benefit and workforce health … Continue reading →