City of Villa Rica Leaders Honored for Saving Citizens $1,030,717

Strongside Solutions, a Georgia-based healthcare cost management consulting firm, honored city leaders of the City of Villa Rica with H.E.R.O. Awards at today’s City Council Meeting. The City received this award for their dedication which reduced over $1,000,000 in healthcare costs and offered financial relief to the citizens and employees on the city’s benefits program.…

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Helping Your Staff Get the Most from Their HSA Plans

As more employers adopt high-deductible health plans, which leave their employees with more “skin in the game,” it’s important that you educate them on how to get the most out of the attached health savings accounts. Unfortunately, your employees may not be using the funds in their HSAs as efficiently as they should, and they…

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Trump Administration Issues Proposed Rules for Short-Term Plans

As promised, the Trump administration has issued proposed rules that would allow individuals to skirt Affordable Care Act regulations and buy short-term, low-coverage health plans. Under the proposal, individuals would be able to purchase short-term plans that last up to 12 months, compared to the three-month maximum under the ACA. The proposal would also exempt…

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Benefits in a Multi-generational Workplace

With multiple generations working side-by-side in this economy, the needs of your staff in terms of employee benefits will vary greatly depending on their age. You may have baby boomers who are nearing retirement and have health issues, working with staff in their 30s who are newly married and have had their first kids. And…

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So nice, they interviewed him twice!

Ben Burnett had Wendell Strickland, President & CEO of Strongside Solutions, on again to talk about all things healthcare, medicare expansion, and what the new governor & administration is working on.

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Ohio Auditor’s Report on PBMs Sparks Changes

An audit carried out for Ohio Medicaid found that large pharmacy benefit managers that contract with the state’s Medicaid program have been pocketing a larger and larger share of drug pricing. In fact, PBMs charged Ohio Medicaid plans 31% more for generic prescriptions than the amount they paid pharmacists for the drugs, the audit found,…

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Employers Double Down on Employee Benefits

As the job market tightens and competition for workers becomes fiercer, a majority of employers are boosting their employee benefits offerings and are paying less attention to reducing associated costs, according to a new study. The changes reflect the shifting priorities of the workforce and the newest generation to enter the job market. The challenge…

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Stockbridge leaders honored for saving city employees money

See The Video By Rachel Kellogg | South Metro Neighbor Strongside Solutions, a Georgia-based healthcare consulting firm, honored Stockbridge city leaders with H.E.R.O. Awards at a recent city council meeting. The city received this award for their dedication which reduced over $600,000 in healthcare costs and offered financial relief to the citizens and employees on the…

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