Employee Benefits

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 [...]

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 [...]

6 03, 2017

The Fight To Rein In Pharmaceutical Costs

By |March 6th, 2017|Employee Benefits|Comments Off on The Fight To Rein In Pharmaceutical Costs

The Fight To Reign In Pharmaceutical CostsRising pharmaceutical prices have been the subject of conversation for a while now.  There were many conversations during the recent Presidential race and many ideas around how to curb these costs.  It appears [...]

2 03, 2017

Cost Of Life And Disability Insurance On The Rise

By |March 2nd, 2017|Employee Benefits|Comments Off on Cost Of Life And Disability Insurance On The Rise

cost of life and disability insuranceIn 2016, we saw articles from several publications, including the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times, highlighting a trend we are seeing in the life insurance market of increasing premiums.  [...]

1 03, 2017

Will Employers Embrace Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangements?

By |March 1st, 2017|Employee Benefits|Comments Off on Will Employers Embrace Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangements?

QSEHRAA new option for small employers was signed into law on December 15, 2016 as part of the 21st Century Cures Act.  The 21st Century Cures Act is a very broad piece of legislation intended to focus on accelerating [...]

31 01, 2017

Top 5 Employee Benefit Trends for 2017

By |January 31st, 2017|Employee Benefits|Comments Off on Top 5 Employee Benefit Trends for 2017

10th annual conferenceNow that the new presidential administration is in place, it’s time to look forward to see what is on the horizon for key employee benefit trends.  A recent article in Benefit Focus narrowed in on [...]

24 01, 2017

Has Long Term Care Insurance Hit A Crossroads?

By |January 24th, 2017|Employee Benefits|Comments Off on Has Long Term Care Insurance Hit A Crossroads?

Has Long Term Care Insurance Hit A Crossroads_Every day between now and 2029 an estimated 8,000 to 10,000 Americans will turn 65. Of those individuals, 70% will need some form of Long Term Care (LTC). Out of [...]

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 [...]

12 01, 2017

5 Tips For Implementing A Group Benefits Plan

By |January 12th, 2017|Employee Benefits|Comments Off on 5 Tips For Implementing A Group Benefits Plan

group benefits_handshakeIf you operate a startup company, or your established business has recently grown larger than 50 employees, one of the most daunting items on your 2017 to-do list may be implementing a group benefits plan for the first time.  [...]

11 01, 2017

NC Healthcare Benefits & Cost Survey Now Open

By |January 11th, 2017|Employee Benefits|Comments Off on NC Healthcare Benefits & Cost Survey Now Open

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As the Obama era comes to a close, employers are looking ahead to the Trump Administration and trying to anticipate what changes will come down the road that will affect their benefit offerings. In order to evaluate all of the [...]

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