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    Emily Kubis

    Emily is a member of the BerniePortal marketing team. She writes about benefits, technology, the healthcare industry and more.
    Congress considers dueling parental leave policies
    By Emily Kubis on August 27, 2018

      What employers should know Congress is working on a solution for paid parental leave, with options currently under consideration on both sides...

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    How new short-term health plan rules could affect employees
    By Emily Kubis on August 24, 2018

      New rules could create more options for employees New rules from the Trump administration will expand the reach of short-term insurance plans,...

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    Nearly 50,000 employers at risk for ACA penalties
    By Emily Kubis on August 20, 2018

      Address compliance with a benefits platform Accounting Today reports that of the 318,296 organizations that are required to offer health...

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    Bernard Health Named to 2018 Inc. 5000
    By Emily Kubis on August 16, 2018

    For the second time, Nashville benefits advisory firm makes exclusive list of America's fastest-growing private companies

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    How to handle employee absences outside of FMLA
    By Emily Kubis on August 10, 2018

      What to do when FMLA doesn't apply When it comes to personal or medical employee absences, the Family and Medical Leave Act provides a standard...

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    The pros and cons of a PEO
    By Emily Kubis on August 8, 2018

      Five things to consider Are you considering using a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) at your business? Businesses can partner with a PEO...

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    Three things employers should know about the new HSA bills
    By Emily Kubis on August 6, 2018

      New bills could expand qualified expenses and contribution limits In July, the House of Representatives passed two new bills affecting Health...

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    Group health premiums going up? Consider self-funding
    By Emily Kubis on August 3, 2018

      Getting a big rate increase?  If you are receiving a big rate increase on next year’s group health plan, it may be time to consider a different...

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    How much does Medicare cost?
    By Emily Kubis on July 30, 2018

      Most retirees aren’t planning ahead for healthcare costs There is sometimes a misconception that when you turn 65, you just “go on Medicare,”...

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    Are AHPs a good fit for my organization?
    By Emily Kubis on July 27, 2018

      New plans could save employers money, but might not be right for every group New regulations released by the Trump administration means more...

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