This April we recognize Autism Acceptance, Alcohol Awareness, Earth Day and the latest news on COVID-19. We also introduce you to NEBGH's newest team member - Elizabeth Merrill!
Autism Acceptance Month

This April, the Autism Society of America is proud to continue its fourth annual #CelebrateDifferences campaign in honor of Autism Acceptance Month. Every day, the ASA works to create connections, empowering everyone in the Autism community to live fully.
Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohol use is the third leading cause of preventable deaths in the United States. While you may have seen opioids making headlines recently, more than 28 million Americans struggle with alcohol use disorder. Shatterproof is kicking off Alchohol Awareness Month by sharing a collection of educational tools, treatment information, and personal stories from people in recovery.
Earth Day - April 22

Since 1970, Earth Day has been a catalyst for ongoing education, action, and change. The Earth Day Initiative is a 501(c)(3) organization that promotes environmental awareness and solutions through partnerships with schools, community organizations, businesses, and governments.
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War in Ukraine: How Business Leaders Can Support Employees Affected by the Crisis

This wonderful resource lays out how business leaders can support employees affected by the crisis in Ukraine and provides five steps to support employee mental health and well-being
New "Salary Disclosure Law" in NYC

Beginning May 15, NYC employers with four or more employees must disclose the minimum and maximum salary offered for any NYC-based position. A Fact Sheet released by the New York City Commission on Human Rights (NYCCHR) provides additional details on employers’ obligations under the new law.
COVID/Boosters Interactive FAQs

Do you have new questions about COVID-19 and vaccines? When should you get another booster shot? Who is eligible for a fourth dose? Find answers to these questions and more using CNN’s interactive FAQ page, which allows users to filter questions by topic and perform keyword searches.
2021 Trends in Specialty Drug Benefit Design

This report examines the specialty pharmacy landscape and provides employer perspectives to help inform health care stakeholders as they develop and implement strategies. Respondents include HR leaders and benefit decision makers representing employers, hospital systems, health plans and Taft Hartley/union groups and were responsible for the drug benefit plan for the organization they represent.
  • Silverman Buildings
  • Grokker
  • DayTwo
Give us a brief overview of your background and what brought you to NEBGH?
Prior to working with NEBGH I spent 10+ years working with a PR consulting firm. I’m also a classically trained singer and I continue to perform at a professional level to this day. What brought me to NEBGH is the mission – empowering employers to achieve the highest value in healthcare delivery for their employees – and of course, the wonderful team!
What is your favorite part of working at NEBGH, so far?
I’ve already mentioned the wonderful team! I love the deep sense of collaboration here at NEBGH. While we all have our areas of focus, we all pitch in to help the organization deliver the best possible experience for our members.

NEBGH's 2021 Annual Report

NEBGH’s 2021 Annual Report is now available! Learn more about all of the insightful events and content offered by NEBGH last year, with help from our generous sponsors.