How Small Businesses Can Attract Ideal Employees with Group Benefits

The challenges small business - and their owners - face are vast. Managing employees, keeping and acquiring new clients,  or simply paying the bills to keep the lights on can be overwhelming for many [...]

A Peek at the 2018 Oregon Insurance Rates: Changes for Individuals & Group Insurance

Recently the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services announced the final rate decisions for both individual and small business health insurance for plan year 2018. What has changed for individuals? In the Individual [...]

Setting up your TASC Account

To ensure that setting up your new TASC Account goes smoothly, we've provided the video below to walk you through, step by step, how to do just that. If you need [...]

Health Savings Accounts (Part II): What Are the Benefits and Downsides of HSA?

Last time, we reviewed what a Health Savings Account is and how it has changed with the new Health Care Act. Now we’ll move on to whether an HSA makes sense for you and your [...]

What is a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)?

What if we told you that you could save an average of $5,100 on your taxes every year by using a simple and straightforward health expense approach? A Health Reimbursement Arrangement Plan can do [...]

5 Important Things Employers Should Know About Paying and Auditing Your Monthly Health Insurance Invoice

Once your insurance plan has been processed and set up by the insurance carrier, you will receive monthly invoices which will detail the enrollments for each of your employees. It is important to be [...]

How Probationary Periods, Enrollment Adds, and Qualifying Events Work for Employers & Employees

When you get a new job, there’s an innate excitement that may make you look over or forget to ask about certain aspects of the job. Often, employers use probationary periods that affect benefits [...]

Understanding Your Insurance Carrier’s Explanation of Benefits: How to Read It and What to Do Next

Each time your insurance carrier processes a claim for you, you will receive an Explanation of Benefits (EOB). This is not a bill, but rather an explanation of how your claim was processed. The [...]

5 Key Benefits of Member Registration with Your Insurance Provider

Understanding your health insurance plan isn’t always simple and straightforward. However, with the help of an insurance provider, you’ll gain benefits and better understanding in no time. Here are 5 key benefits of registering [...]

4 Ways Obamacare Might Change Now

The recent Presidential election has many Americans - and Oregonians - questioning what the next steps are for Obamacare. With Trump and the rest of the new administration sitting in the office, speculation about [...]