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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 […]

Who Doesn’t Love A Discount On Dental & Vision | Guardian

Dental insurance

Guardian is offering a one-month premium credit or a rate guarantee for new and in-force dental and vision plans. All size groups can take advantage of these great opportunities. Premium Credit Option Existing groups: Applied to the second bill after the group renewal, beginning with September 2020 through August 2021 renewals New business: Applied to the first bill for […]

Anthem | Premium Credits

Anthem | Premium Credits

Anthem Blue Cross continues to look for ways to provide support and financial relief to employers and members during the COVID-19 emergency. Anthem is issuing premium credits to their Fully Insured employer groups based on their April 2020 invoices. This one-time credit will appear on employers’ August 2020 invoices: 15% of the April premium for […]

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