Employee Benefits

16 06, 2017

So You’re Ready to Exit Your PEO, Now What?

By |June 16th, 2017|Employee Benefits|Comments Off on So You’re Ready to Exit Your PEO, Now What?

Teachers Appreciation WeekA PEO, or Professional Employer Organization, is a tool some companies use to offload a variety of responsibilities to a third party. These responsibilities can include payroll, business insurance, recruiting and onboarding, employee benefits, and [...]

6 06, 2017

Employer Guide to Short and Long Term Disability Coverage

By |June 6th, 2017|Employee Benefits|Comments Off on Employer Guide to Short and Long Term Disability Coverage

AMEmployers can offer a wide range of benefits to their employees.  Most often, employees tend to focus on the more tangible lines of coverage. This being the lines they will use on a regular basis: medical coverage, dental coverage, [...]

31 05, 2017

Healthcare in Retirement a Growing Concern for Employees

By |May 31st, 2017|Employee Benefits|Comments Off on Healthcare in Retirement a Growing Concern for Employees

Healthcare in Retirement a Growing a Concern for EmployeesAs healthcare costs continue to rise and the direction of healthcare remains in flux, many people are growing concerned as to how they will pay for both their premiums and medical expenses. [...]

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 [...]
5 05, 2017

Paid Family and Sick Leave: A Country Divided

By |May 5th, 2017|Employee Benefits|Comments Off on Paid Family and Sick Leave: A Country Divided

paid leaveLast year, New York became the fifth state in the nation to offer paid family leave, having enacted a paid sick leave law in 2014.  While New York is set to implement the paid family leave policy in 2018, [...]

27 04, 2017

Heads Up: HR Technology Has Everyone Looking Down

By |April 27th, 2017|Employee Benefits|Comments Off on Heads Up: HR Technology Has Everyone Looking Down

heads upIt is not your imagination that everyone is staring at their laps.

Mobile and wearables have the focus of your employees and they are increasingly wanting you to deliver benefit content and updates to them on these devices. From white [...]

18 04, 2017

Proposed Senate Bills Look to Expand Telehealth Usage in Medicare

By |April 18th, 2017|Employee Benefits|Comments Off on Proposed Senate Bills Look to Expand Telehealth Usage in Medicare

Proposed Senate Bills Look to Expand Telehealth Usage in MedicareAs shared by my colleague Dax Hill, telemedicine has continued to gain in popularity over the past couple of years.   In our local market, Aetna, Cigna, and UHC have [...]

5 04, 2017

The Telecommuting Paradox: Work Perk or Innovation Sacrifice?

By |April 5th, 2017|Employee Benefits|Comments Off on The Telecommuting Paradox: Work Perk or Innovation Sacrifice?

Telecommuting As employers continue to evaluate perks for their employees, telecommuting ranks as one of the more popular options.  Currently, remote workers make up about 25% of the overall workforce, while nearly 40% of the workforce has worked in some [...]

30 03, 2017

Will Direct Primary Care Start Trending with Employers?

By |March 30th, 2017|Employee Benefits|Comments Off on Will Direct Primary Care Start Trending with Employers?

3-30-2017 3-00-37 PMFor many people, establishing a relationship with a primary care physician (PCP) is an important part of managing their overall health.  The PCP has first-hand knowledge of their patients’ medical history and work to coordinate care as [...]

21 03, 2017

Using Data To Make Your Benefit Plan More Efficient

By |March 21st, 2017|Employee Benefits|Comments Off on Using Data To Make Your Benefit Plan More Efficient

using dataTired of guessing whether your employees value their benefits?  Using big data can help you quantify whether employees are leveraging the many ways you’re investing in their overall wellbeing and engagement.

Big data, or data analytics, has been used [...]

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