Topic: Health Benefits

    Miss the open enrollment deadline? How to get covered in 2019
    By Alex Tolbert on January 7, 2019

    Options for signing up in 2019 Did you miss the deadline to sign up for coverage on the Affordable Care Act marketplaces? Open enrollment ended...

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    Healthcare checklist: 5 things to do before the year ends
    By Alex Tolbert on December 17, 2018

    How to maximize your coverage At the end of the year, most people are thinking about holidays, not health insurance. But this is actually a key...

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    The price of poor employee health: $530 billion a year
    By Emily Kubis on December 10, 2018

     How to create a culture of health According to a new report published by the Integrated Benefits Institute, illness-related absences, disability...

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    UnitedHealthcare launches Association Health Plan option for Texas small employers
    By Emily Kubis on October 4, 2018

      New option could produce premium savings for some groups UnitedHealthcare announced this week the launch of a state-wide geographically-based...

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    How new short-term health plan rules could affect employees
    By Emily Kubis on August 24, 2018

      New rules could create more options for employees New rules from the Trump administration will expand the reach of short-term insurance plans,...

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    Are AHPs a good fit for my organization?
    By Emily Kubis on July 27, 2018

      New plans could save employers money, but might not be right for every group New regulations released by the Trump administration means more...

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    IRS sets HSA limits for 2019
    By Emily Kubis on May 16, 2018

    Limits slightly increased The IRS has released the new Health Savings Accounts contribution limits and maximum out-of-pocket figures for 2019. ...

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    Higher employer healthcare costs driven by price increases
    By Emily Kubis on February 26, 2018

      Costs rising while utilization is unchanged Spending per privately insured person grew by 4.6 percent in 2016, driven by price increases for...

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    Three healthcare resolutions for consumers in 2018
    By Alex Tolbert on January 10, 2018

    Looking ahead to 2018 Healthcare policies made plenty of headlines in 2017, but unfortunately, there won’t be much relief...

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