Topic: Benefits Healthcare

    House votes to repeal Cadillac Tax
    By Emily Kubis on July 22, 2019

    Excise tax on high-cost health plans has never taken effect The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to repeal the Cadillac Tax, the...

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    Why employees need disability insurance
    By Emily Kubis on July 17, 2019

    Being prepared for the worst-case scenario With unemployment at historic lows, employers are increasingly looking for ways to stand out with...

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    Should my startup offer group health benefits?
    By Emily Kubis on July 10, 2019

    Employee benefit advice As the owner of a small business or startup, when should you start thinking about offering group health benefits?  If...

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    Can an FSA and an HRA pay for the same expense?
    By Matt Kleymeyer on July 8, 2019

                  Through new regulations from the Trump administration, employers will again be able to reimburse employees for individual coverage...

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    What's the difference between an HSA and an FSA?
    By Emily Kubis on July 1, 2019

    Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and Flexible Savings Accounts (FSA) both allow consumers to set aside pre-tax funds for qualified healthcare...

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    Final HRA rule expands options for employers
    By Emily Kubis on June 19, 2019

    Employers can reimburse for individual coverage in 2020 The IRS released a final rule last week expanding Health Reimbursement Arrangements,...

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    Renewal rate too high? What to do about your group plan
    By Emily Kubis on June 18, 2019

      Before you consider cutting your group plan benefits, read this. If you’re a fully-insured employer who just received a huge rate hike on your...

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    Should I change my group benefits broker?
    By Emily Kubis on June 10, 2019

    Three questions to ask your broker before open enrollment Many employer groups renew their group benefits plan during the fourth quarter. If...

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    How to conduct a mid-year benefits review for employees
    By Emily Kubis on June 5, 2019

    Make sure employees are getting the most out of your - and their - investment Attractive employee benefits require significant time, money and...

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