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3 Reasons Telehealth Should Never Be a Voluntary Benefit

Mar 30, 2018 3:00:00 AM
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Employers want to continue offering innovative benefits to attract and retain great employees. However, with more and more of the budget being used up by the medical plan, many are turning to voluntary offerings to make up the difference.

A voluntary strategy allows the employee to purchase services they feel suit them best, and this is usually a good approach. But it’s important to make telehealth part of the conversation.

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Millennials And Employee Benefits: 5 Thoughts

Mar 6, 2018 3:00:00 AM
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Do you ever feel like you “literally just can’t even” as you’re trying to figure out what employee benefits Millennials love? (If you don’t know what this means, click the link above to learn more.)

The landscape of the American workforce has shifted, and Millennials have become the majority of American workers. With no signs of this stopping, it’s imperative that employers and employee benefit consultants understand what Millennials actually value in order to properly ease their pain points.

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5 Ways To Reduce Claims For Self-funded Plans

Feb 13, 2018 3:00:00 AM
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There’s not an employer in the country that’s not looking for ways to reduce benefits costs. And more and more employers are frustrated with the skyrocketing cost of providing fully-insured plans.

If you’re like most businesses, you’re demanding new ideas and solutions more than ever. Maybe you’re even considering self-funded plans to get control over price increases. 

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Benefit Administration Systems: 3 Features to Look For

Dec 1, 2017 3:00:00 AM
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How many Benefits Administration systems did you work with last year versus 5 years ago?

Like you, we’ve seen a few different companies with multiple options over the years– and a lot more in recent years. They’re getting smarter and more efficient, and that’s good because today, most medium to large-size employers already have or are considering a benefit administration system.

On that note, here are 3 key areas of functionality to consider when reviewing a new or current system.

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4 Employee Benefit Trends to Watch

Nov 14, 2017 3:00:00 AM
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Benjamin Franklin said, “When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.” Almost 250 years later, Ben’s quote is truer than ever. Your willingness and ability to keep changing is your market advantage.

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In Employee Benefits, Communication is King: 3 Tips for Better Understanding

Oct 13, 2017 3:00:00 AM
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How often do you hear your employees comment about how easy it is to understand their health benefits? Yeah, me either. Confusion often plays a significant role in that lack of understanding. This is especially true in today’s complex and changing world of benefits. 

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Financial Wellness Isn’t a New Employee Benefit

Aug 25, 2017 3:00:00 AM
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When you think about “financial wellness,” does your brain immediately jump to “wellness programs?” Maybe you think it’s an employee benefit that helps employees stay fiscally sound? Perhaps it’s a program to save employees a couple bucks on their gym membership? Those might all be true, but that’s not what we’re talking about. 

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Benefit Bundles: 3 Advantages for Employers

Jul 25, 2017 3:00:00 AM
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Have you seen this finding from a MetLife Employee Benefit Trends study?

“As the number of benefits offered in the workplace rises, so does employee appreciation, including their intent to stay….”

It begs the question: how can smaller employers compete with larger companies when it comes to their benefit plans? 

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