KI CEO Dick Resch Discusses America's Health Cost Crisis With Fox Business
GREEN BAY, WIS. - KI CEO Dick Resch recently appeared on the FOX Business network's "MONEY with Melissa Francis" show to discuss how KI has been able to keep health coverage affordable for its employees despite America's out of control health cost crisis. Watch the entire interview here: https://video.foxbusiness.com/v/2625479182001/#sp=show-clips.
"As a country, we must get our health costs under control, and Obamacare is not the answer," said Resch. "At KI, we've had success controlling health costs with our consumer-directed health plans that feature high-deductible policies and tax-advantaged HSAs. These types of plans give our employees an incentive to make smarter, more cost-effective healthcare decisions for themselves and the future of KI."
Resch also highlighted the savings and overall health impact of KI's approach:
- Healthy KI employees with high-deductible policies are paying as little as $5 a month for coverage.
- KI employees save $2 million a year on their health insurance, compared to their peers at other firms.
- KI employees are healthier than their peers. In fact, KI's employees have nearly:
KI manufactures innovative furniture and movable wall system solutions for education, healthcare, government and corporate markets. The employee-owned company is headquartered in Green Bay, Wis. and operates sales offices and manufacturing facilities in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe and Asia. KI tailors products and service solutions to the specific needs of each customer through its unique design and manufacturing philosophy. For more information, visit www.ki.com.