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About Dax Hill

Area VP, Health & Welfare Consulting - Dax brings a wealth of knowledge with him to HCW which helps his clients succeed in the strategic planning and implementation of their benefits plans. Always honest and dependable, Dax can be counted on as an advocate for those he serves.
30 05, 2018

Mental Health Parity: Are you in Compliance?

By |May 30th, 2018|Compliance|Comments Off on Mental Health Parity: Are you in Compliance?

Mental Health Parity - Are you in Compliance?Group health plan sponsors recently received updated guidance (in form of a FAQ) from the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and the Treasury regarding compliance with mental health parity.

The Mental Health [...]

13 03, 2018

The Total Rewards Needle is moving – Are you on Target?

By |March 13th, 2018|Employee Benefits|Comments Off on The Total Rewards Needle is moving – Are you on Target?

The Total Rewards Needle is moving – Are you on TargetThe ability to attract and retain top talent remains a top priority with employers. In fact, according to Gallagher’s most recent benchmarking survey, having the ability to recruit and keep [...]

27 12, 2017

Do You Understand Your Workforce?

By |December 27th, 2017|Employee Benefits|Comments Off on Do You Understand Your Workforce?

Do you understand your workforceIn this competitive labor market employers continue to look for ways to reward employees and hire qualified candidates. According to the Department of Labor, the unemployment rate is currently at 4.1% (November 2017), which is a far [...]

10 10, 2017

The Impact of Association Medical Insurance Plans

By |October 10th, 2017|Healthcare Reform|Comments Off on The Impact of Association Medical Insurance Plans

The Impact of Association Medical Insurance PlansPresident Trump recently stated he may issue an executive order to allow individuals to purchase insurance coverage across state lines and through associations. As with any other healthcare regulation, there will be financial winners and [...]

28 07, 2017

Employees Are Not Taking Full Advantage of Health Savings Accounts

By |July 28th, 2017|Employee Benefits|Comments Off on Employees Are Not Taking Full Advantage of Health Savings Accounts

HSA AccountsWe continue to see an increase in the number of employers offering High Deductible Health Plans. In fact, according to the CAI 2017 Healthcare Benefits and Cost survey, approximately 40% of North Carolina employers now provide a Consumer Driven Health Plan [...]

10 05, 2017

NC Healthcare Benefits And Cost Survey: The Results Are In!

By |May 10th, 2017|Employee Benefits|Comments Off on NC Healthcare Benefits And Cost Survey: The Results Are In!

top trends in healthcareAs an employer, do you find yourself asking the following questions about medical insurance:

  • “What’s the average increase?”
  • “How do my rates compare to market?”
  • “Are my benefits and payroll deductions competitive?”
  • “Should I implement a consumer driven health insurance [...]
13 03, 2017

HSA: The Wave of the Future?

By |March 13th, 2017|Employee Benefits|Comments Off on HSA: The Wave of the Future?

HSAs_(2)Are Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) the wave of the future?  It appears that way.  HSAs have been referenced by President Trump, the new Secretary of Health & Human Services, and Congress as part of the “healthcare solution."  With this [...]

18 01, 2017

Half Of Employees Don’t Understand Their Benefits, Study Shows

By |January 18th, 2017|Employee Benefits|Comments Off on Half Of Employees Don’t Understand Their Benefits, Study Shows

Half of employees don't understand their benefitsDo your employees understand your benefits?  If not, you are not alone.  A study performed by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans highlighted a void that exists in Employee Benefits.  That [...]

27 10, 2016

The Labor Market Squeeze

By |October 27th, 2016|Employee Benefits|Comments Off on The Labor Market Squeeze

orangesMany employers are expressing concerns that it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find qualified applicants.  A couple of recent surveys outline the problem facing employers:

  • Graham Personnel found that 59% of employers are having difficulty hiring qualified applicants.  They [...]
15 08, 2016

Telemedicine: Just What The Doctor Ordered

By |August 15th, 2016|Health Management|Comments Off on Telemedicine: Just What The Doctor Ordered

telemedicineIt’s so predictable - just like clockwork every year.  My family gets ready to go on vacation, and then it begins.  One son says his “throat is hurting” and I find out he had been playing with a friend [...]

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