Benefits Communication

Millennial Growth Signals a Shift in Healthcare

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Just as our last post discussed a major influence of health care changes ahead – HR and benefits technology – we will be focusing on the millennial generation and the impact this group has on the nature of employer sponsored benefit plans. This particular topic has been given a lot of attention, especially in the […]

Employee Benefits

The Battle Against High Prescription Drug Prices

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Americans are paying more for prescription medication and it’s time to start paying attention. This post will explore a recent investigation conducted by Consumer Reports, where it was uncovered that one-third of Americans are seeing higher prices for prescriptions. Beyond that, one-in-six people actually chose to avoid getting a prescription filled because of the cost. As […]

Benefits Communication

A Look at the 2016 Workplace Benefits Report

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Financial Wellness was a critical component in the 2016 Workplace Benefits Report from Bank of America. The study honed in on employees and the incredible need for more tools, education and resources. 60% of employees surveyed reported feeling somewhat or very stressed about their financial situation, up from 50% in 2013. This uncertainty stretches across all generations too – […]

ACA Compliance

Important Update Announcing Next Phase of HIPAA Audits!

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Click here to view an important Compliance Bulletin from benefitsContinuum, announcing the next phase of HIPAA audits for covered entities and business associates (that means employers and brokers!). If your company is not complying with all the provisions of HIPAA, you could face significant fines in the event of an audit. All health insurance information and enrollments, including […]