Topic: Employer Health Plans

    Employers, here’s how to maximize your ancillary options
    By Emily Kubis on November 27, 2017

      Use technology to expand your benefits package without rising costs Most employers want to offer a competitive benefits package. But few are...

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    Should your benefits strategy include a Health Reimbursement Arrangement?
    By Emily Kubis on November 22, 2017

      Pros and cons of the ‘self-insured lite’ strategy What is an HRA? A Health Reimbursement Arrangement is a tax-advantaged employer-sponsored...

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    Moderate increases for employer-based premiums
    By Emily Kubis on October 4, 2017

      Rates still rising faster than inflation Premium increases for employer-sponsored health plans rose moderately in 2017, by 4 percent for...

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    What does it really mean for HR and benefits to be online?
    By Emily Kubis on April 5, 2017

      The importance of integration Taking your benefits administration and HR processes online can save your organization time and money in reduced...

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    Employees want customized benefits packages
    By Emily Kubis on April 3, 2017

    A defined contribution strategy can help you deliver A recent study by LIMRA Secure Retirementfound that 73 percent of U.S. employees would like the...

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    Expand voluntary options, or increase wages?
    By Emily Kubis on March 24, 2017

      Answering a common employer question Are your ancillary benefit offerings meeting all of your employees’ needs? Many employers offer dental,...

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    Healthcare hacks for employers
    By Alex Tolbert on January 16, 2017

    Options for employers More than 147 million Americans have health insurance through their workplaces, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation,...

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    Should you consider a self-funding strategy?
    By Emily Kubis on November 11, 2016

    You don’t need hundreds of employees to explore financing options Self-funded health insurance is on the rise. According to Managed Care Magazine,...

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    Employer healthcare cost increases holding steady
    By Emily Kubis on September 14, 2016

    Six percent increase lower than marketplace rates A new report from the National Business Group on Health has found overall health benefit cost...

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    New report shows opioid abuse’s impact on the workplace
    By Emily Kubis on May 6, 2016

    Study finds employers bear costs of drug addiction  A new study shows that prescription drug abuse in the U.S. is expensive—not only for...

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