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How to Personalize Your Employee Benefits Offerings

How to Personalize Your Employee Benefits Offerings

Different employees have different needs and values. Therefore, the same benefits offerings can’t satisfy everyone. If your organization is trying to appeal to current and prospective workers, consider tailoring your benefits options. Below are potential options for expanding the existing benefits plan or adding more voluntary perks. Tips for Personalizing Benefits Survey employees. One of […]

How to Handle a Surprise Medical Bill

How to Handle a Surprise Medical Bill

If you’ve ever received a surprise medical bill, you’re not alone. According to a survey conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago, over half of American adults have been surprised by a bill that they had assumed would be covered by their medical insurance. Moreover, only 1 in 5 of these surprise bills were […]

3 Voluntary Benefits Trends to Watch in 2022

3 Voluntary Benefits Trends to Watch in 2022

Benefits have always been crucial for attracting and retaining top performers, and voluntary benefits are a great way for employers to round off their offerings. These extra perks allow for more personalization that can help satisfy the unique needs of each worker, especially in today’s multigenerational workforce. Although individual needs vary, some common themes—physical, mental […]

5 Strategies for Reducing Health Benefit Costs in 2022

5 Strategies for Reducing Health Benefit Costs in 2022

For the past two decades, health costs have increased each year. This happens for a variety of reasons, such as inflation or, say, a global pandemic. With that in mind, employers can bank on prices going up in 2022. According to a PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report, medical costs are projected to increase 6.5% in 2022. This […]

Compliance Regulations for Business Using Electronic Media in Connection with their Employee Benefit Plans

Compliance Regulations for Business Using Electronic Media in Connection with their Employee Benefit Plans

Employers are increasingly using electronic media in connection with their employee benefit plans, including their group health plans. In general, federal law allows employers to provide most health plan notices electronically, provided they comply with certain rules regarding electronic delivery. Department of Labor (DOL) regulations contain a safe harbor under which employers may use electronic […]

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