Topic: Group Benefits

    Employees blame insurers for surprise medical bills
    By Emily Kubis on September 17, 2018

      How employers can help A majority of Americans have received a surprise medical bill in the last year, and a new study provides some insight...

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    Culture of health reduces turnover by a third
    By Emily Kubis on August 29, 2018

      What employers can do A new study by Mercer found employers’ turnover rate dropped by a third when comparing companies doing the most to help...

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    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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    When it comes to benefits, think like a CFO
    By Brian Tolbert on August 15, 2018

      How to get more transparency and better control over healthcare costs Benefits are typically the largest expense item in a company’s budget next...

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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 a defined contribution health plan can help you save
    By Chase Ballard on July 31, 2018

    Combat rising health plan expenses with a defined contribution plan You’ve heard it before; the cost of group health plans are on the rise. You’ve...

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