Topic: Group Benefits

    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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    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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    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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    Five questions HR should ask about benefits software
    By Alex Tolbert on September 19, 2018

    Featured in HR Technologist: In a competitive job market, a comprehensive benefits package is a key tool for recruitment and retention. But...

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    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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