What’s The Return On Investment Of Employee Wellness Programs?

Have you ever wondered what the return on investment is for employee wellness programs?  You’re not the only one! The Department of Labor and Health and Human Services also wanted to look at the impact of employer sponsored wellness plans and those results created a stir in the wellness community. The first report was performed […]

Employer vs. Federal Marketplace Open Enrollment

Employers with “non-calendar” plan years may find themselves in the middle of a dilemma with the Marketplace open enrollment. In preparation of the “pay or play” provision under PPACA, some employers are looking to shift contributions towards the employee portion and away from the dependents coverage.  This strategy will help employers avoid penalties under 4980h […]

Healthcare Insurance Premiums Rise – Will NC Follow Suit?

States are beginning to release their 2015 medical insurance premium rates through the Marketplace.  While North Carolina insurance rates won’t be available until later this fall, we can begin to get a feel for what’s to come.  Here’s a list of recent announcements from other states: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida stated they’re […]