Are Association Health Plans On The Rise?

As health insurance premiums continue to rise, more and more employers are looking for ways to continue to offer coverage while keeping the costs affordable for their employees. This is especially true for small groups (fewer than 50 employees) who have seen significant cost increases on their health plans due to the adjusted community rating […]

Is It Time to Evaluate Your PTO Policy?

As an employee benefits consultant, I am starting to get more and more questions around PTO (paid time off) policies and best practices. Employers are considering making changes to their PTO policies as a way to enhance their overall benefits packages.

Can Congress Control Rising Healthcare Costs?

I was pleased to see a recent publication from Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA), who is not only a member of Congress but also a medical doctor who provided patient care in Louisiana’s charity hospital system for 30 years.  In his publication, Ideas to Make Healthcare Affordable Again, Sen. Cassidy outlines key areas that Congress can […]