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Why Do Health Plan Costs Increase Every Year?

If you own a business that offers a group health insurance plan, you may notice that the group rates go up every year. Your…

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Planning for Retirement: How to Help Employees with Health Care

The American workforce is rapidly getting older. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 19.2 percent of workers were…

HIPAA at 21

Understanding HIPAA: A Breakdown for SMB Owners

August 21, 2017, marks the 21st anniversary of the signing of the Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act…

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CDHP - the right insurance for you?

Why a CDHP Could Be Perfect for Employees

The cost of health insurance continues to rise. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF), the yearly average cost of…

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Highlights From the 21st Century Cures Act

On Dec. 13, 2016, President Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act, a sweeping legislative effort aimed to alter the health…

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Hiring Veterans, Active Duty Military: Health Insurance Considerations

There are many reasons for hiring veterans and active duty military personnel. Not least among these is that active duty and…

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Help Employees Preparing for Retirement With These Tips

In the good old days, it was easy to send off an employee who was preparing for retirement: you threw a party and gave…

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What to Do When Employees Opt Out of Your Health Plan

Group health plan premiums have been climbing faster than wages for years, and this trend is likely to continue in…

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The Affordable Care Act: What’s New for 2017

The end of 2016 will be here sooner than you think — so this is a good time to revisit the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also…

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How to Cover Substance Abuse Treatment in Your Company’s Plan

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has ushered in major shifts regarding how health insurance works and what it covers. Some of…

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Social Media Influencers in the Health Care Space: Which Ones to Follow?

In today's fast-paced news/media environment, social media influencers can help their audiences keep on top of what's going…

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Narrow Formularies and How They Can Be Used to Control Your Health Insurance Costs

Narrow formularies, or drug lists that limit what prescriptions are covered under a pharmacy plan, are a hot topic in…

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