What You Need to Know About Paid Leave

What You Need to Know About Paid Leave

With the vast majority of employees expressing how important benefits are to their overall job contentment, organizations must engage in strategic benefits planning to increase employee-satisfaction. One way of achieving this is by offering paid leave to workers. Paid...
Reference-Based Pricing—Is it the Right Fit for Your Company?

Reference-Based Pricing—Is it the Right Fit for Your Company?

Choosing an insurance plan that fits employees’ needs can be difficult, especially with the high demand for competitive benefit packages. Tasked with absorbing increased healthcare prices, many employers are seeking alternative funding methods to improve...
Can Wearable Technology Transform Employees’ Health?

Can Wearable Technology Transform Employees’ Health?

Wearable Smart devices and their wide range of advanced capabilities are becoming an integral part ofdaily life and the workplace. The rapid development of wearable technology has since raised thequestion of how Smart devices can improve one’s health. As an employer,...
Are Domestic Partner Benefits Taxable?

Are Domestic Partner Benefits Taxable?

The legalization of same-sex marriage nationwide has made it easier in some sense, for employers to administer the tax impact of health benefits provided to same-sex spouses of employees. What about employers who offer employer sponsored benefits to Domestic Partners?...
What Do Employees Want from a Health Plan?

What Do Employees Want from a Health Plan?

If you were to ask a handful of people what they want from a health plan, there’s a pretty good chance the following demands will appear on the list. For employers, recognizing these consumer demands can go a long way in providing your employees with the best health plan options and experience available.

What are Qualifying Life Events?

What are Qualifying Life Events?

What is a Qualifying Life Event?
One of the things you can count on in life is change. When those changes occur, they might open the door for an employee to qualify to sign up for health insurance or make a change outside of an annual enrollment period.