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September 21, 2021
accident insurance

Accident Insurance Can Save Your Workers from Ruin

Even if you are providing your staff with health benefits, they could be left under great financial pressure if one of them has a major accident […]
September 14, 2021
PBM

PBM Trade Association Sues Over Transparency Rules

As the federal government continues rolling out new laws and regulations aimed at increasing price transparency in the health care industry, one group is fighting back: […]
September 10, 2021
conference

An Employer Guide to Open Enrollment for the 2022 Policy Year

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to throw a wrench into the economy and the workplace, employers are gearing up for another unusual open enrollment for their […]
September 1, 2021
subsidy

COBRA Subsidies Ending and Employers Must Send Out Notices

The 100% COBRA health insurance subsidies for workers who lost their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic are about to expire on Sept. 30, and that means […]
September 1, 2021
COVID-19 vaccine

Employers Mull Higher Health Plan Cost-Sharing for Unvaccinated Staff

Some employers are considering a new incentive for their workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19: Charging them higher health insurance premiums if they don’t. A recent […]
August 17, 2021
critical illness

Deductibles Shift Drives Interest in Critical Illness Cover

If you want to provide your employees with the one voluntary benefit that can give them peace of mind should tragedy strike, critical illness coverage is […]
August 11, 2021
health plan

What You Need to Know About New Health Plan Transparency Rules

Regulations are slated to take effect over the next few years that will greatly increase the transparency requirements for group health plans. The regulations issued under […]
August 4, 2021
Health Insurance

Rules Allowing Mid-Year Health Plan, FSA Changes Will Sunset

A temporary rule that allowed covered employees to make mid-year election changes to their health plans and revisit how much they set aside into their flexible […]
July 29, 2021
group health plan

Group Health Insurers Not Factoring In COVID-19 Effects in 2022 Pricing: Study

In a glimpse of what we may expect in terms of premiums, a new study by the Kaiser Family Foundation has found that most insurers are […]