Healthcare is full of complex terminology, often summed up by initialisms. Certain groups of hospitals and doctors are “accountable care organizations,” or ACOs. Health savings accounts are HSAs. The landmark Affordable Care Act is the ACA.
That shorthand can be intimidating for an outsider (or even an HR professional), so it helps to have people who know their ABCs. For the last five years, one of the highest-profile translators for employers has been Brian Marcotte, president and CEO of the National Business Group on Health (NBGH), a non-profit advocate for employers and their health plans based in Washington, D.C.
Marcotte, who has led NBGH since his 2014 appointment, is retiring May 1, 2020. His tenure has marked…
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