Topic: Group Benefits

    Can I drop my group plan?
    By Emily Kubis on May 22, 2019

    The answer is maybe, but should you? If you’ve received a big rate increase on your group health plan recently, you may be wondering if you can...

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    Three things employers should know about disability coverage
    By Emily Kubis on May 20, 2019

    The majority of Americans don't have disability coverage May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month, and this presents an opportunity for...

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    Private insurance plans pay hospitals 241% more than Medicare
    By Emily Kubis on May 13, 2019

    What can employers do to reduce costs? A new study from RAND Health Care reports that private insurance plans pay hospitals 241 percent of what...

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    Nashville hospital network Saint Thomas engages benefits advisors in cost and quality conversation
    By Emily Kubis on May 3, 2019

      Ascension Saint Thomas, a Nashville-based hospital and physician network, hosted benefits advisors on Friday for a first-of-its-kind...

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    How to transition from a PEO
    By Emily Kubis on May 1, 2019

    What employers should know Is your organization looking to transition away from a Professional Employer Organization (PEO)? Some businesses employ...

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    What is a PEO?
    By Emily Kubis on April 24, 2019

    What employers should know Businesses of all sizes need cost-effective, efficient HR administration. Some groups work with a Professional Employer...

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    One out of seven patients receive surprise bills
    By Emily Kubis on April 17, 2019

    Surprise bills frustrate employees and are challenging for employers to address According to a new study by the Health Care Cost Institute,...

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    What is reference-based pricing?
    By Emily Kubis on April 8, 2019

     How employers can save money on healthcare costs What is reference-based pricing? This term refers to a healthcare cost containment strategy used...

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    Employers pay 50% more than Medicare for healthcare
    By Emily Kubis on April 1, 2019

    C-suite sees opportunity to contain costs A new study published by the Harvard Business Review found that employers pay roughly 50 percent more...

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    Healthcare costs rising faster than inflation
    By Emily Kubis on March 27, 2019

    How small employers can cope A new report from the Health Care Cost Institute shows that healthcare spending in the U.S. continues to rise faster...

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