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7
Oct

What is a Level-Funded Health Plan?

According to the nonprofit National Business Group on Health (NBGH) survey 2019 Large Employers’ Health Care Strategy and Plan Design, the cost of employer-based health insurance is poised to reach roughly $15,000 per employee this year, a 5 percent increase from 2018. While this is not unusual, it is forcing businesses to get more creative …

20
May

Trending Employee Benefits That Companies Should Be Aware Of

The U.S. unemployment rate is now at its lowest levels since 1969. This strengthening of the American job market has given many workers the confidence to reassess their employment situations in a way that they may not have felt comfortable doing ten years ago. Employers are realizing that it is becoming harder to attract top …

27
Feb

New Strategies to Save Money on Group Health Costs in 2019

As group health insurance costs continue to increase, many employers are looking for new, creative ways to save money while still providing their employees with coverage. Reference Based Pricing Reference Based Pricing is a rapidly growing strategy that a number of employers are using to save money on group health insurance costs. This technique gives …

28
Aug

Is An HSA Right For You?

Over the past ten years, Health Insurance has been a hot-topic issue in political arenas and dinner tables alike all throughout the country. From navigating the Affordable Care Act (ACA) regulations and compliance details to researching the available insurance offerings themselves, individuals all over are trying to find the best plan benefits for their budget. …

26
Jul

Could Workplace Stress Become A Workers’ Compensation Claim?

According to a CBS News article, it has been estimated that roughly 8.3 million Americans suffer from some form of psychological distress such as a general hopeless or nervous disposition or even clinically diagnosable depression and anxiety-related disorders such as PTSD. While the cause for the sudden uptick in depression, anxiety, addiction, and general stress …

8
Feb

The Protection Plan Your Firm Can’t Afford To Be Without

For home and business owners throughout Florida, Texas, and many small islands in the Caribbean, 2017 will be a year not easily forgotten. After an above average hurricane season that witnessed the formation of some of the largest storms on record— Harvey, Irma, and Maria; the staggering amounts of damage and sheer devastation are still …

11
Jan

Ringing In The New Year With 401(k)

From abandoning vices to dedicating time for some inward reflection, there is no denying that the start of every new year is a time for reflection, looking to the future, and abandoning what didn’t work in the past. When was the last time you examined your 401(k) business plan? Do you have a 401(k) plan …