2021 Employer Health Benefits Annual Summary2021 Employer Health Benefits Annual Summary

2021 Employer Health Benefits Annual Summary

Each year, the Kaiser Family Foundation conducts a survey to examine health benefits trends. These are the main points of the 2021 survey, including changes in health insurance premiums, health and wellness programs and the most common plan types.
5 Strategies for Reducing Health Benefit Costs in 20225 Strategies for Reducing Health Benefit Costs in 2022

5 Strategies for Reducing Health Benefit Costs in 2022

Healthcare costs increase year after year, on an average of 6.5%.What can you do to lower those costs for your health plan benefits? We've written up 5 ways you can reduce spending without compromising benefits quality in this week's article.
Preparing for Open Enrollment with Hybrid WorkforcePreparing for Open Enrollment with Hybrid Workforce

Preparing for Open Enrollment with Hybrid Workforce

How do you ensure that you're creating the best open enrollment for all employees -when many are working on a hybrid work-from-home and in-office schedule? It all comes down to being prepared!
The Impact of Biden's Competition Executive Order on the Health Care IndustryThe Impact of Biden's Competition Executive Order on the Health Care Industry

The Impact of Biden's Competition Executive Order on the Health Care Industry

The American economy is finally recovering after more than a year of stagnation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. President Joe Biden’s administration wants to continue this momentum and further stimulate the economy. To help in that effort...
Why Starting Open Enrollment Early In 2021 Is More Important Than EverWhy Starting Open Enrollment Early In 2021 Is More Important Than Ever

Why Starting Open Enrollment Early In 2021 Is More Important Than Ever

The COVID-19 pandemic shook the job market in ways never before seen. For one, it created so much uncertainty that employees who would’ve typically searched for a new job last year decided to stay put. For another, the pandemic prompted workers to take stock...
What You Need to Know About the Biden-Harris Administration’s Actions to Prevent Surprise BillingWhat You Need to Know About the Biden-Harris Administration’s Actions to Prevent Surprise Billing

What You Need to Know About the Biden-Harris Administration’s Actions to Prevent Surprise Billing

On July 1, 2021, the Biden-Harris Administration, through the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor, and the Treasury, as well as the Office of Personnel Management, issued “Requirements Related to Surprise Billing; Part I,”...
6 Benefits to Attract and Retain Small Business Employees6 Benefits to Attract and Retain Small Business Employees

6 Benefits to Attract and Retain Small Business Employees

Attracting and retaining employees is a constant struggle for organizations of any size, but it’s particularly so for small businesses. With smaller teams, employers need to hold onto talent whenever possible. And that can be a challenge...
Combating computer eye-strain in the workplaceCombating computer eye-strain in the workplace

Combating computer eye-strain in the workplace

We stare at the computer for hours on end, it’s no surprise that our eyes are suffering. Work-place eyestrain isn't talked about until it becomes an issue - when it’s hurting productivity. How can you continue to do work when the machine that allows you to do so hurts your eyes?
Laws that will soon mandate paid family leaveLaws that will soon mandate paid family leave

Laws that will soon mandate paid family leave

Paid Family leave has been making headlines recently, as more and more employees demand more time off after having a child and, luckily, it’s good news. But are policies changing fast enough, and what can small businesses do to capitalize...
How to help your employees get the most of their mental health benefitsHow to help your employees get the most of their mental health benefits

How to help your employees get the most of their mental health benefits

The world is becoming more aware of the importance and prevalence of issues with mental health, but that alone does not mean mental health struggles have decreased...