Health care

How Employers Are Embedding Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion Into Health Care And Benefits Programs

As a means of moving beyond lip service commitments to DEI, some leading employers are restructuring their health care and benefits programs with DEI in mind. By ANDREW HALE

Many employers continue to suffer from a serious “Say/Do” gap on DEI issues – they talk a big talk, but fail to translate their verbal commitments into action. One of the biggest areas where talk has failed to translate over into meaningful change has to do with healthcare and benefits programming. All too often, new initiatives designed to benefit “everyone” fail to account for the specific needs of visible minorities, historically underrepresented communities, the differently abled, gender non-....