Is Presenteeism Impacting Your Bottom Line?

The concept of presenteeism has been around for a long time and can pose a significant drain on a company’s bottom line. While employers know what presenteeism is, the real question is: Do they know how to help their employees avoid it and continue to be productive workers?

How are You Educating Your Employees about High Deductible Health Plans?

With the popularity of High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP) in recent years, many employers offer at least one HDHP. In a nutshell, HDHPs have low monthly premium payments, but have high deductibles. While these HDHP options provide potential cost savings to healthy employers through lower premiums, the real question is: Do employees really understand them?

President Trump Ends Cost-Sharing Reductions: How will that impact North Carolinians?

On October 12, 2017, the Trump administration announced that they would stop funding the cost-sharing reduction (CSR) payments that the lowest income participants purchasing coverage in the Marketplace receive. These cost-sharing reduction payments are for participants who have a household income that does not exceed 250 % of the federal poverty level.

IRS Releases 2019 HSA Limits

Earlier this month, the IRS announced new 2019 HSA contribution and out-of-pocket maximum limits. In 2019, there will be a $50 increase in the annual contribution limit for single-only coverage and a $100 increase in the annual contribution limit for family coverage. These increases are a change from last year’s when the family coverage annual contribution went up by $150, while the single-only coverage remained at the same […]