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    Emily Kubis

    Emily writes about benefits, technology, the healthcare industry and more.
    How financial advisors can help clients with open enrollment
    By Emily Kubis on October 31, 2018

      Open enrollment begins Nov. 1 Open enrollment is here! Beginning Nov. 1, consumers can compare and enroll in Affordable Care Act plans via...

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    Family premiums for employer plans top nearly $20,000
    By Emily Kubis on October 17, 2018

      Costs outpace wages, inflation Annual family premiums for employer-sponsored health insurance rose five percent to $19,616 in 2018, according to...

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    How employers can lower group health plan claims
    By Emily Kubis on October 15, 2018

      Three ways to lower claim costs As healthcare prices continue to rise, most employers would like to have more control over their group health...

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    Financial advisors: Do your clients need help with healthcare costs and coverage?
    By Emily Kubis on October 8, 2018

      How to identify clients who need help More and more financial advisors are recognizing that healthcare costs have a material impact on clients’...

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    UnitedHealthcare launches Association Health Plan option for Texas small employers
    By Emily Kubis on October 4, 2018

      New option could produce premium savings for some groups UnitedHealthcare announced this week the launch of a state-wide geographically-based...

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    Meet a BerniePortal developer!
    By Emily Kubis on October 3, 2018

      We're hiring in Nashville We’re a fast-growing team at Bernard Health and BerniePortal, and we’re looking for the best and brightest to join our...

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    Are hospitals driving drug costs for employers?
    By Emily Kubis on September 28, 2018

      Study puts blame on hospital markups Who is responsible for high healthcare costs, and high pharmaceutical costs in particular? The back and...

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    Tips to reduce out-of-network claims
    By Emily Kubis on September 24, 2018

      Out-of-network claims increase cost pressure on employers A new study released by the Kaiser Family Foundation reports that nearly one in five...

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    Group benefits: What is level-funding?
    By Emily Kubis on September 21, 2018

      An alternative healthcare financing option for small employers who’ve historically been fully-insured Most employers have more choices than they...

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    Bernard Health announces new Healthcare Extension partnership with Baird to support financial advising clients in healthcare planning
    By Emily Kubis on September 20, 2018

    \Healthcare advisory firm Bernard Health today announces a new partnership with Baird to provide healthcare planning and health insurance advice...

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